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Kate Parks
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Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket is back on the needles!
Celebrating Easter in the UK, we are lucky enough to have a 4 day Bank Holiday.  After a bit of work on Friday, it was time to make the most of the time off. The weather was favourable, so I got stuck into gardening at home, sowing seeds in my greenhouse an...

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Ariel Bias Scarf - Only 2 1/2 years in the making!
So rather a long time ago (September 2012!!!), I was brought back 2 lovely skeins of Americo Original Cotton Alpaca 4ply yarn from Toronto, Canada.  With it came a pattern for the Ariel Bias Scarf.   A really simple pattern using 5mm needles. I duly cast on...

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Anemone blanda - just gorgeous!
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Working on a test knit. Perfect for a drizzly Sunday afternoon.
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Draped Top - The Great British Sewing Bee Book
A while back, I borrowed my Mum's copy of The Great British Sewing Bee Book   as I wanted to have a go at making the Draped Top.  There was always something else that wanted sewing, knitting or baking, so I didn't get around to it for ages. Well enough was ...

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NordicWare Gingerbread House Cake
So as well as getting a nice new pair of hand knit socks, my Mum had to have a birthday cake as well.  Its the law!  It had to be able to withstand quite a few hours in the car and ideally stay tasty for a few days, so we could keep tucking into it over the...

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Hedera Socks - Look what was in my WIP's basket!
So my plans to do lots of knitting this year are coming along well.  Plus I am working though my WIP's projects (work in progress), that have been hanging around for far too long.  Obviously I'm not finishing things just for the sake of it.  That would be a...

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Jo Wheatley's Banana Loaf - Re-blogged!
I really, really didn't mean to bake tonight, but sometimes these things just happen. So, I guess you know you are a keen baker when:- A)  Your clients give you overripe bananas just as you are leaving saying 'Just in case you'd like to     bake a cake, dea...

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