Author Archives: Katy

World Wide Knit In Public Day

Today is World Wide Knit in Public Day. (WWKIP). It was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes and has grown to¬† a week long event celebrating knitting. All over the world, knitters come together to bask in the joy of their creativity and to share ideas. There are undoubtedly events happening in yarn shops local […]

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One Stash, Two Stash, Lace Weight, Sock.

The other day I made a rather flippant comment on Twitter that generated quite an interesting debate. The question I asked was Is it wrong i have 2 stashes? First of all, I feel this needs a little qualification. I have a stash for work and a stash for my own personal knitting. There is […]

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It’s Good To Talk

It is often said “A problem shared is a problem halved”. How often do we experience that? I’m guessing quite often. Had a crap day at work or a project not work out the way we wanted and we reach for the phone and call a friend. We may cry, bitch and moan about the […]

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Essential Desert Islands

Whilst I’ve been helping my mother-in-law pack up her house, I’ve only been able to work on sample knitting. However, I can read about knitting. I read 2 blog posts within only a few hours of each other but that covered the same topic. What are the must have tools for knitting? The first was […]

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I’ve been considering the nature of perfection. There are reasons this is at the forefront of my mind at the moment and I won’t bore you with the fine detail, but this morning, I had a very timely reminder of the notion of perfection. I’m sure it won’t surprise you to know that it’s connected […]

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