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Meet the Maker: Zoë from The Woolly Grammoth

Meet the Maker: Zoë from The Woolly Grammoth

So today I am back with a new type of blog post that I’ve been dying to do for ages: a ‘Meet the Maker!’ Now, you all know I love the knitting community online. So why not use the platform I have to promote some 

22 things I have learnt in 22 years

22 things I have learnt in 22 years

Today is the eve of my 23rd birthday, and honestly- I don’t know how to feel about it. Last year I woke up on my birthday in my own little flat, ready for a week off work, with so much planned over the following weeks. 

How to find Knitting Inspiration

How to find Knitting Inspiration

I don’t know about you, but lock-down 2020 has to be the most uninspired time on my life (even more so than when I was writing my dissertation for my BSc.) The stress and worry I have experienced since march has been paired with some 

Robinson Cardigan Review

Robinson Cardigan Review

Hello everyone! Before we jump into the Robinson Cardigan review, I want to apologise for such a long absence from writing. The past few months have been a rollercoaster of a time. The global pandemic has altered my life in so many ways. However, other 

Wool and the Gang Kinda Magic Socks Review

Wool and the Gang Kinda Magic Socks Review

The Product In this blog, I review the ‘Kinda Magic Socks’ from Wool and the Gang. The yarn used is self-patterning, meaning that all you need to do is keep knitting in the round and the pattern will appear- pretty cool hey! This yarn was 

Wool and the Gang Review: Julia Sweater

Wool and the Gang Review: Julia Sweater

The Product This Wool and the Gang kit review is of the Julia Sweater, an easy knit, slouchy sweater in moss stitch. It is made in their own brand of pima cotton known as “Shiny Happy Cotton” which is available in a huge range of 

Will I finally finish all of my knitting projects in lock-down?

Will I finally finish all of my knitting projects in lock-down?

After all the years I’ve spent saying I don’t have the time to finish a project, or even pick up the needles, I finally have all the time in the world. But time, it seems, isn’t the problem when it comes to my motivation for 

Love yourself and what you do this Valentine’s

Love yourself and what you do this Valentine’s

Valentine’s day is a day of love. In my opinion, a day of love isn’t enough- love should drive everything we do. I don’t just mean love for one specific person either. I mean love for your family and friends, love for your job, love 

10 goals for a new year (and decade!) of knitting

10 goals for a new year (and decade!) of knitting

It’s a new year and a new decade! A time of reflection, and a time to set some new goals… A decade ago I could knit- all be it only stocking stitch. It was always very neat, and at one point I even started knitting