• Crocheting
  • More Can Crochet will Crochet


    My Mum Jean has been reminiscing about learning to knit and crochet. My interest in yarns and things knitted and crocheted goes back longer than I can remember. I was born during WW2 when most things were scarce, including toys and books. My mother had a hard-back book with pictures of people wearing all kinds […]

  • Charity Work
  • We Want Woolly Bunting

    Now that Yarn Shop Day is over our thoughts are turning to our next woolly adventure (actually I should be diligently counting stock for our year end but hey ho). In August we will be at the British Wool Show in York. We’ve been to this show before when it was called the British Wool […]

  • Crocheting
  • Love Your Yarn Shop Day

    Well Yarn Shop Day has been and gone. We’d planned to both be here for the day but Mum was ill so people had to put up with me all by myself. We had a quiet morning, just a few customers, most of whom were surprised to learn it was Yarn Shop Day. It was […]

  • knitting
  • Kasha

    Yarn Shop Day will be here at the weekend. There’s plenty going on here so do call and see us if you can.             This week I will be getting ready for the workshop I’ll be running in the afternoon by preparing some instructions for people to experiment with putting […]

  • Crocheting
  • Yarn Shop Day 2nd May 2015

    It’s not long now until the second ever Yarn Shop Day organised by Let’s Knit magazine. I really like the concept because it highlights that need to support us little shops who are here to help you and show you how to do the things you’re not sure about. Buying yarn online is very useful […]

  • In-store
  • Changes for Chains and Stripes

    Today I’ve been finishing off something I started back in September! After our annual visit to Cawood Craft Festival I realised that my original version of one of my knitting kits could do with a bit of updating. I designed this cushion some time ago now and we talked about it on the blog back […]