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 it┬ádepends 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?