You may have spotted that I like soup…..especially, thick “meal-soup” types. Here is my latest recipe. This one is for Chicken Cassoulet Soup. Made 2 ways, a “normal way” and a “healthy” way. You can make either but if, like me, you are TRYING to squeeze into your Christmas party frock, the “healthy” way will […]
The great tea-debate 2017 – the power of a “good cuppa”
This may (or may not be?) a very British post. Along with many people around the world, I LOVE a nice “cuppa”! I’m a firm believer in the power of a cup of tea…. Feeling sad? Cup of tea will sort that! Friends round? Get the kettle on!! Feeling cold? ohh a nice cuppa will […]
Stripes Gone Crazy is finished!
I’ve finally finished my stripes gone crazy cardigan!! 🙂 yay!!! The yarn is lovely ans squishy and drapes beautifully. I used Cascade Heritage Sock, really love this yarn and will use it again in a cardigan soon. (I’m already working on my design!!!!) So here it is…..crazy stripe…love it! I’ve been a fairly monogamous knitter […]
Autumn walks, podcasts, knitting sleeves and minions!
Yesterday, the weather was cold and wet. Today, Remembrance Sunday, is much nicer. It is a typically cold November morning but the sun has come out. I love sunny winter days, I get to put on my hand-knits and go out for a lovely walk. So lets get started with walking and podcasts Sometimes I […]
Weekly Update – Not really about knitting but I think you’ll like it!
Hello crafty friends! I’ve been VERY busy recently knitting away at my one project so I’ve not had much to share in the way of progress. Sorry! On Saturday I had a big family gathering in my (not so big!) house. I’m very lucky and all my lovely family bought wine and chocolates to help […]
How to Increase or Decrease Knitting Stitches – Learn to Knit for Beginners – Lesson 6
Welcome back to my Learn to Knit for Beginners course. You’ve made it to Lesson 6, well done! In this lesson we’re going to learn about how to increase knitting stitches and how to decrease knitting stitches. That basically means we’re going to look at how to add or reduce the number of stitches using […]