Feeling all Emoji-onal 

At last crafting emojis have happened. You can buy them in the App Store for around £1.99 and there are emojis for sewing, crochet, knitting, craft themed words and phrases including “shut up I’m counting” . The smiley faces are balls of yarn including a ninja ball. My crafting friend and I have been messaging […]

Crochet Emojis

   Thanks to Dr W who sent me this by email yesterday.  Emojis always annoy me as there are no craft related icons except for a pair of scissors, ✂️, so this selection will have to do.  I can assure you I rarely leave a wool shop looking like this 😇 I’m just finishing off […]

Yarn Shop Day

   Today is officially Yarn Shop Day! I paid a visit to the hallowed place where I learned to. Rocket back in Sept 13, which also happened to be celebrating its second birthday. Happy birthday to the Textile Studio! Staff and customers celebrated with something sparkling, cake, and even better a discount on purchases. Needless […]

Baby Ear Flap Hats

How to cope with jet lag- make you sweet niece and nephew (aged 2 and just 3 months) hats for what is left of the winter. And then knit baby shoes. And then crochet a wee purse with the remaining wool. And then…you realise your body clock has adjusted again. Phew. Using Sirdar Baby Crofter […]

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