20 February, 2015

Knitty news, nice stuff & a winner!

This is the yarn for my VAL, do you like it? It's soft & squishy and I'm having fun playing with it.  Maybe you would like to see what it knits up like?  Hmm??

What do you think? I'm loving the pattern, it is super easy but I'm teaching myself a new way to knit and gosh, I'm so slow!   I decided that at the start of the year, one of my main goals would be to speed up my knitting but in order to speed up my knitting, I needed to learn a faster knitting technique which, ironically, is slowing me down!  Also, as I'm a teaching myself this new knitty style, the tension on the garment is super tight! I had to undo my first attempt & start again with a needle that was two sizes bigger!

Anyway, patience is a virtue ... so I will keep plugging along on this & hopefully by the time it's finished I'll be fast, maybe even super speedy!
Ooops, almost forgot, if you want the full details of what I'm knitting, it's over here on Ravelry.
Here's some nice stuff that caught my eye, you'll have to tell me if you like them too!
Elbow Heart Patch Sweatshirt - Original Red   
     Top with the cutest loveheart elbow patches by MF Jewels
SALE - Small Project Bag - Tulli Poppy - Astrid by Erin McMorris - Knitting Crochet WIP
The cutest project bag by Modular Modular
 Pink Mandala necklace. Wooden pendant.
A flower pendant made from pencil shavings by Pencils Shavings Jewels

Fancy shopping with some fab discounts?
Yep? Then here's a recap of the super discounts that I've managed to get just for you....

~ 20% off a fabric packs & yarn... super duper yummy yarn like Debbie Bliss, Madelinetosh, Malabrigo, Milla Mia, Skein just to name a few. ...drool. 
Use discount code: #2015SamplerBlanket

~ 20% off
yarn  - hand dyed yarn including mini skeins
Use discount code: 2015SamplerBlanket  

Discount valid on purchases over $24

~ 15% off 
fabric & quilt supplies. 
Use discount code: 2015SamplerBlanket  
Discount valid on purchases over $5.

   Now for a winner!     

The winner of the Quilt Starter Kit is ........... Μαiρη Πλουμιδη
Yay!   I'll email you know for your postal details!

Also, stay tuned as very, very soon I will have another two giveaways!  One will be held here on my blog & another over on my Instagram page, so if you want to double your chances of winning then you'd best start following me on Instagram so you don't miss the giveaway!


  1. Hi ... Re the yoghurt post ... Nope no heating required, just the hot water in the esky! Best yoghurt ever and so cheap!

  2. Wow!!!! I'm so happy!!!! Thank you very very much!!!!

  3. I like the colors you chose...


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