It’s best not to stare

by Brenda on March 26, 2015

It’s been a few months. How ya doing? How’s your knitting? I’ve missed you. In fact, that’s what today’s post is all about. I just thought I’d take a moment to tell you that I’ve missed you since the last […]


A sweater knitting story, in three acts.

by Brenda on November 7, 2014

ACT I: A truth universally acknowledged about sweater knitting, is that just-off-the-needles garments with fit issues are unlikely to be worn. It’s too big. That, my knitsibs, seems to be the general consensus. The sweater featured in Today’s Sweater, the […]



by Brenda on May 16, 2014

It’s saying something when someone (and we’re not saying who) would rather spend a long weekend assembling Ikea bookshelves, than nip off for a weekend break in the beautiful city of Bath, with one’s beloved. But here’s the thing. Aaron, […]


Ready for my close up

by Brenda on May 9, 2014

About this time last year I embarked upon a journey of home remodelling that was, quite frankly, both spectacularly ill-timed, and very poorly planned. We are still dealing with the fallout. To explain. No, there is too much… To sum […]


Oh, to be Queen

by Brenda on April 25, 2014

Hearty congratulations to Rachel, who won two balls of Regia sock yarn, for Tintern Abbey socks, in last week’s yarn giveaway; and to Marianne, who this week won a skein of Sundara 100% Silk lace weight yarn, with which to […]