humour

If knitting stitches were eggs

'I've lost my count!' Shana wailed. A fine time to lose count, I thought. She could have done it at some other time than while working on a  Top Secret new project 🙂 But the wailing continued... 'I have forty-eight stitches here...' 'Now just hold it there a moment,' I said. 'This isn't going to… Continue reading If knitting stitches were eggs

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cat · Craftwork · humour · Knitting · yarn

A-mews-ment

Needed something to make me laugh this morning, one of my designs is fighting back, I've tried knitting it, purling it, threw two colours at it...it's just not working. So I shall take a deep breath, have a mug of strong tea, then try again. Failure is not an option!

humour · Knitting

Knitting with screwdrivers

(...or, if you prefer, 'Purling with Pozidrives' 🙂 ) At last, the long-awaited sequel to Knitting with spanners, which I wrote back in November 2013. As you might expect, the basics of knitting are not too hard to grasp. (If I can do it, so can you.) However, most blokes might be put off having… Continue reading Knitting with screwdrivers

Craftwork · crochet · humour

Crochet Hook Tidy For Men

Over breakfast this morning, I mentioned in passing to Chris that I was thinking about designing a crochet hook tidy more suitable for male crocheters. In between mouthfuls of cereal, Chris mumbled, "crochet hunk tidy." I almost choked on my oatibix flakes, and stopped munching a raisin for a moment to partake of a hearty… Continue reading Crochet Hook Tidy For Men