For me, nothing lifts the soul more than pretty coloured yarn, especially when I’ve hand dyed it. Even though I use the same dyes, I love experimenting with the different shades and tones you get by adding more or less dye or water, and putting different combinations together. Every time I dye I still get… Continue reading Pretty colours
That title is stretching the truth somewhat, I may have had last night off work (much needed I can tell you) but that doesn’t mean I have been able to lounge around in my pyjamas all day! I went through to watch my team, Grimsby Town for the first time this year (that is the down… Continue reading Enjoying a day off
I have had a couple of busy days at uni, we had been preparing to deliver a workshop for the past month and yesterday was delivered it (it was for assessment so that added to the pressure) and this morning we had to present our findings and we were assessed on that too. So come… Continue reading Sunshine and yarn
After a few weeks of not being able to dye, I was desperate to get back in the kitchen and get my creativity going again. So last night, I found myself with a spare hour and I took advantage and got my dyes out. I use Jacquard acid dyes and used Spruce, Cherry red, Chartreuse and Purple.… Continue reading Yarn dyeing again!
After less than 4 hours sleep off nights today, I knew it was going to be a long hard day, however the beautiful sunshine has made it much more bearable. As well as everything else going on in my life at the minute I have decided to embark on another venture, this time with… Continue reading Another beautiful day
It’s hard to believe, looking out at the sunshine that is beating down in Lincolnshire today, that 8 hours ago I had to get the de-icer out as my car was covered in frost when I left work at 4am. I woke up early and the sun was already shining brightly. By the time I… Continue reading What a difference 8 hours makes
My Tuesday routine is university, Pilates followed by dinner at my friends house, it is one of the friends that I had been away with this weekend. When I got there yesterday so gave me a beautiful bunch of tulips, just because I drove us around over weekend! I don’t travel well at times, unfortunately… Continue reading Tulips, labels, orders and tragedy