Harris Tweed Socks

I’ve got some lovely West Yorkshire Spinners “Aire Valley” aran weight yarn which is suitable for sock knitting as it contains 75% wool and 25% polyamide. The balls of yarn feels coarse to the touch yet I read somewhere that once washed it becomes beautiful and soft.  Well I clearly can’t wash a ball to test that … More Harris Tweed Socks

Evening Evelyn

Oh I have NO idea where Drops get the names from for their patterns but ignoring the name, this shawl is quick and easy to work up. I was given a skein of the delightfully soft Juniper Moon Farm “Herriot” dk.  It’s 100% baby alpaca and it is wonderful to work with.  I used a … More Evening Evelyn

Sock March

The shop is busy with knitters and chatters, I’ve been invited to 3 wedding over 5 weekends.  I’m plotting and planning and starting things but not getting anything finished and incredibly March is almost upon us meaning that already we’ve enjoyed 2 months of 2016. In an effort to try to focus my mind I’ve … More Sock March