Hinterland Sweater

This is my most ambitious knit to date. I have attempted two colourwork garments before (a hat and a sweater) and both of them were complete fails and are now sitting back in my yarn stash living their best lives as yarn once more. Therefore with zero successful colourwork projects under my belt I decided…

#WhyIMake – Knitting Is Good For My Mental Health

Love Crafts have asked craft bloggers to answer the question 'Why Do You Make?' and so I've been thinking about this over the last few weeks and I think I have an answer. I make things to help me with my mental health. I am a naturally very anxious person, I always have been -…

10 Reasons Crafting Makes Me Happy

With everyone's anxiety levels up at the moment I thought today was a good day to be inspired by LoveCrafts #StarMakerOfTheMonth March theme of Happiness. Sewing and knitting are my two preferred crafts and they both make me happy in quite different ways. As the International Day of Happiness is this month LoveCrafts have asked…