Category : Knitting

These Socks won’t knit themselves.

After the crazy period we like to call Christmas, I went through a rather dry spell with my knitting.  It always happens, all the activity, excitement, family and mounds of food wear me out and I experience a slump.  My mind needs time to recover  from all the socializing, anxiety and activity of the silly

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Walks in the forest

Yesterday the weather was simply amazing, the sun was shining with none of the over-powering heat we’ve been experiencing this summer.  It was perfect weather for a walk in the forest and picnic lunch to end off.  We were joined by Jason’s parents, which was wonderful. Both have had knee problems recently so it was

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Fabulous February

Wow, is it near the end of February already and I haven’t written the obligatory well wishes for the new year?  Let’s all pretend for a moment that it is the morning of the 1st of January 2015, we have all had a marvellous time the night before and now we’re all settling down in front of our

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A Much Needed Update

I have been quiet for a while and neglected to keep you up to date on life in the Garden Route.  Life has been busy the last couple months, except for a holiday to Plettenberg Bay with my Parents, Aunt and Uncle, we have had very little time to relax and take time-out for ourselves. All

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Jingle Bells and Needles

Each year I intend to knit Christmas gifts for family, and each year I procrastinate, wasting time and often not knitting even a single item. This year will be different.  On my needles already is the “bunny girl in a dotty dress” by Julie Williams of Little Cotton Rabbits, and it is my intention to knit three of

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The Little Yellow Duck Project

During the month of July I, like many South African yarnies, knitted / crocheted and sewed ducks frenetically to meet our deadline of August 1st, where for the whole month we are releasing ducks “into the wild”, divided as two ravelry teams in a head-to-head competition for the most ducks released. But what is the Little Yellow Duck

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