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Heavy Metals!

Heavy Metals!

I know you're keen for a book update since my last post. If you've been lying awake at night, wondering to yourself, "what book is that yarn lady reading now?" fret no more - the update is here! :P Thanks for the suggestions too - I've added a few authors...

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How many elements does it take to make YARN?

How many elements does it take to make YARN?

One of my New Year's resolutions is to read more books. I'm always drawn to science fiction - ever since I was a kid, I've been in love with the idea of space travel, aliens, and outer-space outlaws (hello Firefly fans!). So naturally, this sciencey-geek part of me pops up...

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Spinning yarn for a knitting project

Spinning yarn for a knitting project

Are you new to spinning yarn with a specific project in mind? Here are some things to consider when you embark on your journey to spin with purpose!     1. Find a yarn in your stash that suits the pattern you want to make. Take about 15cm of this and...

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What type of crochet hook should I buy?

What type of crochet hook should I buy?

I've been hooking for years, and I've tried them all.  Here's a round-up of the most common types of crochet hooks on the market, and my recommendations. If you're feeling crafty, there's even a DIY hook tutorial at the end! What are your favourite hooks to use? Why? Let me know...

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