11 Dec 16

Buttonbag DIY kit Advent Calendar

Merry and bright

We’re now deep into Advent, hopefully your on top of all those Christmas jobs! A couple of years ago I created this DIY Advent Calendar by Buttonbag. It’d been ages since I’d had an advent calendar. Since I was a kid in fact, I’d never really bothered with them as I’ve gotten older. As an adult I wanted something that was going to be a bit more interesting than the colourful ones for kids.
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5 Dec 16

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Yarn in a star yarn bowl

Last week’s blog post focused on the barrel shaped yarn bowls, this week I’m taking looking at the star bowls. Star bowls have a different shape, size and price. These pieces have a more traditional bowl like shape with a distinctive curve on the inside and outside. They are sized a little smaller than the barrels for more petite balls of yarn.
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19 Nov 16

Tiramisu knitting pattern by Lori Versaci

Wool yarn bowl

I feel sorry for this yarn I really do. This is the third knitting project I have started with it this year. The yarn is Rowan’s Pure Wool DK, so far it’s coping well with all the pulling out and re-knitting. The first garment I made was too small, the second too large so I’m hoping this one will be perfect!
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