After the Christmas rush, January is a time to restock and plan for the new year. I've had a lot of fun trying out new dyes, yarns and techniques. Here's just a sample of the colours and patterns I have been working on. All my yarns are available on my Etsy store.
No wonder T-Rex's were so grumpy their short arms made knitting and crochet so difficult. Might have been easier if they had some of these fab stitch markers to keep their woolly projects in order. This set of four dinosaurs have a large lobster clasps which make them ideal for crocheters. The set contains a diplodocus,… Continue reading Pre-historic stitch markers
"All the better to keep my place in my crochet project." Our eldest loves the tale of Little Red Riding Hood in all it's forms. I don't think we have discovered a version he does not like, from the classic version by the Brothers Grimm and the charming Clever Polly and Stupid Wolf, to Roald… Continue reading Oh Grandma what big stitch markers you have…
Keep losing your place whilst knitting and crocheting your Gryffindor scarves? Well here is a 'magic' solution, six Harry Potter themed stitch markers. All come on a large lobster clasp which makes them ideal for crochet. The set consists of a broom, a Hogworts crest, a lightning bolt, an owl, the sign of the Deathly Hallows and… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Trial of the Stitch Markers
I've been working on something recently which I have been dyeing to share....sorry. However, yes I have been dyeing my own yarn. I have just started out with plain colours as it seems best to start simple. However, I really want to work up to skeins with multiple colours in them. They are available on… Continue reading Here’s a sneak preview of some items coming to Twisted Yarns
Is it really that long ago? How easy is it to lose track of time! Something else it is easy to lose track of, your place in a crochet or knitting project. So in honour of that mad man in a box first hit our screens 54 years ago, I have made a set of Dr Who… Continue reading 54 years of Dr Who
Crochet isn't just about clothes - some old tubes, some spare wool (on the left) and raffia (right) and later that day... I had two smart little pots to help us order the chaos our two boys leave in their wake.