1 Nov 10

When things go wrong

There are plenty posts out there on the internet about the charmed life of crafts and handmade. Very rarely though do they talk about the frustrations of being an artisan, what could be the flip side.

I know its not often openly admitted but making things is hard, it requires co-ordination between our hands and brains. Quite often what you set out to make isn’t achieved and you’ve got to try again.
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21 Oct 10

Halloween

I love autumn as you probably know by now but one particular highlight for me is Halloween. Every year I try and get my hands on a pumpkin or two for cooking rather than carving.

I’d noticed that this year there seemed to be a holdup in pumpkins hitting the shops even though there’d apparently been a bumper year due to the unseasonably warm weather at the start of spring.


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11 Oct 10

Knitting magazine and yarn bowls

Lately I was fortunate enough to bag a feature slot in GMC’s ‘Knitting’ magazine in the November issue. Its all about yarn bowls and bells.

I’d like to say hello to all those new people dropping by my site for the first time, its great to have you here.

Currently yarn bowls are proving to be one of my most in demand products, they make great gifts for knitters. Unfortunately I don’t currently have any in stock! If you’re one of the folks wanting to get a hold of one please contact me.
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