Because there is only so much time

It struck me this morning as I sat and played with a colourwork design that there is only so much time to knit. I've commonly read that it takes 10,000 hours to become a master craftsperson.  That's the equivalent of three hours' practice a day for 10 years.  According to that theory, I'm still a... Continue Reading →

Inspiration, or a fickle brain?

You know how you're trucking along on a project, and all of a sudden, out of the blue, a wee voice pipes up inside your head that says "I'm bored... can we knit something else now?" Most often, this happens when I'm knitting something that isn't really firing my 'love it' box. It may be... Continue Reading →


Many of you dear readers will know by now that my little boy is a great fan of knitted soft toys (plushies).  Especially ones that have anything to do with Pokémon.  So imagine my delight when researching Pokémon toys on Ravelry to stumble across the wonderful Alyssa, who creates amazing amigurumi knitting and crochet patterns!... Continue Reading →

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