Crochet in Cumbria

Katie and I have decamped from Cornwall to Cumbria for a couple of weeks. My lovely partner Jason lives and works in Barrow-in-Furness which is at the south western tip of the gorgeous Lake District so we’re lucky to have a base here. The journey up was, as usual, horrendous. Traffic jam after traffic jam…

The Adventures of Katie’s Blanket

In between the deadline stress, fashion show, my Oh So Sample! blanket, learning to use my knit machine and of course cooking, shopping, housework and general family life, I have been quietly working away on the popcorn rounds for Katie’s Blanket. I’ve worked my way through the Chelsea Flower Show…. … the whole of series…

More Katie’s Blanket

This last week has mostly been about my uni project, lots of sewing with non-apparel fabrics. They do like us to use unusual fabrics – at one point it felt like I was sewing a tent! ¬†We have a photoshoot tomorrow so I’ll write more about it once I have the pictures but here is…