Simple Slippers

Two years ago I knitted myself a pair of Mary Jane shoe style slippers from a DROPS pattern, apart from an accident involving our beloved dog, Tye, (who passed away last year) they’ve been fantastic and I still love them!  The thing is, I’ve decided it’s time for a new pair but this time I … More Simple Slippers

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

Plum Beret

Earlier in the year I knitted what I thought would be a beach hat for myself.  Now when I say beach hat, I mean something for those cold winter walks with the dogs.  Something to keep the wind out of my ears, not the sun out of my eyes. The hat ended up being given … More Plum Beret

An easy lace scarf

If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at lace  knitting but never really had the guts then have a try at this. I would recommend that you have a practice run.  Try knitting a sample square first. Sample Square Using any yarn and needles at least 2 sizes larger than would usually be used … More An easy lace scarf