Yarn Forward Looks Backwards

There's a nice short article in this month's Yarn Forward magazine about Vintage Knitting by Susan Crawford (popular this month).  She highlights the joy and…

I Knit Weekender

The excellent 'I Knit London' are holding a weekender from 11th - 12th September with scheduled events including workshops, classes and presentations. I spotted a…

Free Vintage Knitting Pattern

I've added a rather splendid downloadable free pattern to Skiff's Free Vintage Knitting Pattern section, this one from a 1956 edition of Stitchcraft.  Elegant stripes…

Smocked Vegetables

Came across this rather brilliant and slightly surreal picture whilst browsing the Embroiders Guild website the other day - a trug full of smocked vegetables…

Oilcloth for Real

A nice article on how to create your own oilcloth instead of buying in the PVC stuff, using refined lindseed oil.  Apart from the benefits…

Crustacean Creation

Hmm, came across these I stored in a drawer a few months ago.  Must have got a bit excited with my free-form sewing foot and…