Category Archive: knitting

Normcore – but not as you know it

This statement is going to cause many of you (OK, the three people who actually read this blog) to gasp in surprise, but I like grey. Have you picked yourselves up off the… Continue reading

Cashmere for less cash

Once upon a time cashmere was a luxury, but these days you can hardly walk into a chain store without stumbling over it for ridiculously low prices (if you’re interested in knowing why… Continue reading

Vinnies Winter Warm-up

In all the time I’ve been writing this blog, I don’t think I’ve once shown you a DIY that hasn’t worked out to my satisfaction. But it just so happens that I’ve been… Continue reading

Ugliness unpicked

Is this jumper hideous? Well, maybe itĀ depends how you wear it. Is this better? As the hashtag says, I #founditatVinnies and as I still had some funds remaining on my gift card from… Continue reading

Knitwit, old-school style

Some girls get their grandmother’s diamonds, others get pearls handed down to them. I, on the other hand, scored something that to me is far more valuable, namely, a Paton’s knitting and crocheting… Continue reading

Yarns about Melbourne

 Just a quick one today – I know that yarnbombing is getting ubiquitous, but I’m still quite partial to it myself. Who doesn’t love rainbow trees and granny squares on the streets? These… Continue reading

A present to you from Tokyo, via Tibet & Tohoku

As most of you lovely regular readers would know, fair trade and other social enterprises really float my boat. So I was thrilled to be able to visit the Shokay showroom while I… Continue reading

A hook-up for knitwits

A fun idea, no? I am doing a fashion shoot on that weekend but I’ll try to make it down to city square at some stage. Will I see you there?