Paja’s Party

Have you all been following the Stylecraft Blogstars Garden Party? It’s been so much fun to take part in this. It’s always great working in tandem with the other blogstars, and it’s so interesting to see how we all took the same starting point (garden party and ‘pastel colours’) and came up with different things. … More Paja’s Party

New hens

Would you like to meet my new chickens? Yes, of course you would! So a few weeks ago, one of my older ladies, Gabby, died rather suddenly. She’d laid me an egg two days before, so I wasn’t expecting it, but it happens. That left me with four: Gertie , who hasn’t laid in god … More New hens

Under the Sea

By now I imagine many of you have seen the fantabulous news that Stylecraft’s 2022 crochet-along has been designed by none other than yours truly 😀 Under the Sea is the blanket I designed a year ago, and it’s so thrilling to finally be able to share it with you all! I actually began the … More Under the Sea


Hello from my new home! Wow, what an insane few weeks it’s been. Pre-move, there actually wasn’t all that much for me to do, since it was blindingly obvious that the only sensible course was for me to pay the movers to pack me up. But ten days before planned completion, the party at the … More Hello!

Moving house

Well, friends, to quote my favourite musical* – ‘the time is now, the day is here’. Moving day! Yes, after a very long year of sorting, clearing, paperwork and inching my way through the whole process of probate, I am finally moving. The contracts have been exchanged, completion is set, and I will be in … More Moving house

Post-Christmas ta da!

Happy New Year, everybody 🙂 I hope you all had safe, covid-free Christmases and got all the yarn-y presents you wanted. I had a more pleasant Christmas Day than I feared I would have, in the few days beforehand. My brother came to stay on the Sunday before Christmas, quite late in the evening, and … More Post-Christmas ta da!

I’ve been nosying through my recent projects, trying to work out what I can share with you all. Despite the paucity of my blog posts, I’ve actually been crocheting quite a lot lately – it’s just most of it is for Christmas presents, and I’m never 100% sure which of my ‘real life’ people reads … More