It’s no secret that I have abandoned my crochet hooks for knitting needles. I had all but given up on crochet because I wasn’t feeling as excited about my creations but with the addition of Melissa Leapman’s Indispensable Stitch Collection for Crocheters to my collection I have dusted off my hooks to give some of these stitches […]
Those Gallaghers…oh my word! Netflix is streaming the first five seasons of the Showtime series Shameless and I cannot stop watching! Series description: Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad’s a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for […]
My friend invited me to join a group on Facebook for people who enjoy are obsessed with Hamilton the Musical and there was a discussion about people falling down “the Hamilhole.” The Hamilhole is like a rabbit hole only Hamilton related. At first I was like, “Suckas! Who would get caught up like THAT?!” but as […]
The Starz network has just started showing season two of Outlander (yay!) and I am here for time hopping Claire’s romantic triangle. To be fair, the show is NOT just about Claire being torn between two men. There are wonderful references to history, gorgeous scenery and knit wear. You read correctly; knitting. Last year […]
Twinkie Chan is back with a new book!
A worldwide performance for peace Cirkus Cirkör’s upcoming performance, Knitting Peace, presented as part of PIFA 2016, weaves together questions about striving and knitting with breathtaking feats of circus artistry. It asks: Can striving in and of itself make a difference? Is knitting our way to peace possible? To highlight these questions they literally […]
I was flicking through Instagram and came across the photo from Knitbrooks: Gorgeous, right? I scrolled through her timeline to see if there was a link to this scarf and while I was able to find this one: I found several things that I loved and wanted to wear but I could not find […]