In just 48 hours I’m having the dreaded Carpal Tunnel Syndrome operation!  It’s such a small op but should make a huge difference to how my hands feel.  The main problem is, I’m now madly trying to get my daughter’s hat knitted before I go for the operation on Wednesday BUT with the added problem … More

Amazing Day

Yesterday was fantastic and I came away with so much enthusiasm and encouragement for the future of WeKnit. In the next couple of days I’m going to have a minor operation on my wrist which will prevent me from knitting or crocheting for about SIX weeks!  This seems like the ideal time to sit down … More Amazing Day

We’re going out!

It’s finally here!  I just fancied a day out with friends so back in the summer I decided to organise a coach trip over to Exeter for the Sewing, Stitching and Hobbycraft Show at the Westpoint arena.  After months of planning it’s finally here! I’ve got a coach load of 45 women and 1 man … More We’re going out!

Learning New Skills

I love to teach.  More than knitting. More than crochet. I love to teach. So for me, the natural thing to do with my knitting and crochet skills is to share them through teaching. In the cafe I run classes on an irregular basis.  The most popular courses are the 10 week “Learn to Crochet” … More Learning New Skills

Dancing Leaves Slouchy Hat by Drops Designs

It’s autumn (or fall) and in the DROPS yarn world that means it’s Merino sale time.  I’ve decided to knit a beautiful beret from their new catalogues but found the pattern incredibly difficult to follow SO, being me, I’ve re-written the pattern in a way we Brits would find more accessible. I’ve also included the … More Dancing Leaves Slouchy Hat by Drops Designs