Enter, Sheepishly

Pun not originally intended, but take it as you will. It’s been over a month (eep, month an a half?!) since my last post here, and I am ashamed. There has been plenty to post about, but I just haven’t … Continue reading →

By a Thousand Cuts


This post is summed up pretty well by the fact that I already wrote it once… and then my iPad WordPress app deleted half of the first draft. It’s been a long couple of months, where everything felt like it … Continue reading →

Summertime in Germany

As promised in my previous blog-post, we continue the catch-up by travelling back in (summer)time to Germany! As I stated in my post on the Netherlands, I didn’t find any yarn/shops in Germany (my yarn-fu failed me). And though I … Continue reading →

My Saturday (I’m a guild member!)

Though it’s been really fun talking about my summer textile adventures, it’s time for a brief break — not least because the next post I make is going to have a TON of pictures, and it’s going to take me … Continue reading →

Textiles in the Netherlands, 2013

Before London, I travelled around the Netherlands with Yolande. She’s originally from Groningen (in the north), and OH MY GOSH THERE WERE PONIES EVERYWHERE. Much of this part of the holiday was spent doing Very Local and Dutch Things, such … Continue reading →

Costume in London 2013, Part 2

In my last post, I stated that when I was in London I took far too many costuming pictures to show all of them. This is the reason why… WE WENT TO HOGWARTS AND IT WAS AMAZING. I mean, I … Continue reading →

Costume in London 2013, Part 1

So: to get myself rolling on my rather significant backlog of Interesting Fibrey Things, I’m starting at the end with pictures from my summer holiday. First stop? London! Unfortunately, my¬†pictures from the British Museum turned out too blurry to inflict … Continue reading →

Back in Action: A Christmas Catch-Up VLOG!

Notes for the video: The Principles of Knitting is by June Hiatt; I have the second edition and it is fabulous. Super-Scary Mochimochi is from Mochimochi Land; one of the first patterns I ever knit was their Stackable Cats. Ysolda … Continue reading →

The End of the Olympics (and Distraction??)

It is not an understatement to say that I’m an Olympic junky. I don’t really like sports, in general. I’m not a ‘sporty’ person. For exercise, I prefer dancing. Or ‘getting some fresh air’ (this means walking, but it’s a … Continue reading →