Tapestry diary: On bobbins or butterflies.

Today’s tapestry breakthrough! Though the butterflies I made following @rebeccamezofftapestry video (see below) were working beautifully individually, I have so many colours on this autumn landscape that they were getting tangled (and freaking me out a little with messiness) But I didn’t want to use (or spend on) bulkier tapestry bobbins. I had a packet … Continue reading Tapestry diary: On bobbins or butterflies.

Menu planning through brain fog.

Talking to my naturopath, Natasha (@bmcomphealth on Instagram 😊) is so inspiring! After our phone-session, this afternoon, I had an idea for tackling #menuplanning with #spoonie #brainfog (which isn’t bad, today, obviously) Thought I’d share in case it’s of use to anyone.With inspiration from childhood mix-and-match books, I’ve taken an A5  spiral bound @whitelinespaper notebook … Continue reading Menu planning through brain fog.

Weaving Diary: swatching and clasping some Silk Garden

Doing some swatching for a new garment which will be either a ruana wrap or something with kimono style sleeves, not sure yet. The cloth will be woven from this combination of Noro Silk Garden (I’m not sure of the colourway name) and cotlin in Eggplant from @knit_picks Both have been frogged from previous garments … Continue reading Weaving Diary: swatching and clasping some Silk Garden

Niblings! Niblings!

Today is a low-#spoons, little-brain day 🤕. Luckily, my cotton for a baby blanket for my eagerly awaited, shiny new nibling arrived yesterday. I think this @debbieblissknits pastel rainbow cotton print (colour name is ‘bouquet’) is going to find its way into all sorts of things 😍