Knitting, Life Without Style

Weekly Thoughts #4

This week, they're mostly about me being paranoid about the future. Whilst making the Purse Stitch Scarf, I've been measuring it up using my arms and have finally reached my second shoulder. It seems as if the more I knit, the slower progress becomes... But soon I may just have a summer scarf (on time… Continue reading Weekly Thoughts #4


Knitterly Updates #2: Current Project

I did a lot of swatching and Rav surfing during my revision breaks. Despite lots of theoretical calculating and mental swatching with my stash, I settled on a simple, free pattern from Purl Soho again. This is the Purse Stitch Scarf inspired by the Open Air Wrap from Purl Soho. I'm knitting it based on a… Continue reading Knitterly Updates #2: Current Project


Knitterly Updates #1: Finished Facecloth

Due to exams I haven't knitted as much as I would have, just picking up yarn and petting it and swatching with it occasionally. I had a small face cloth project to keep me going, though - Facecloths are my new favourite portable knitting project!    I didn't think it was possible, but I think I… Continue reading Knitterly Updates #1: Finished Facecloth

Knitting, Life Without Style, Music

Wait, I need to frame this essay

A small achievement was made this week - I got a high score on a particular section of my Psychology Mock Paper. It was the section that I had revised most on, which is giving me signs of hope - the work I actually do is paying off. It seems like such a small thing… Continue reading Wait, I need to frame this essay

Knitting, Life Without Style, Nails

Up-To-day-te (Up To Date? Today? Geddit? …That was horrendous I’m so sorry)

Tuesday was supposed to be Mom's extra day off work, but a few weeks ago she had accidentally booked in two (really lovely, fortunately) clients and didn't want to cancel on them, because my Mom is also lovely. So instead, she took all three of us kids to the Nail Salon, did those two appointments… Continue reading Up-To-day-te (Up To Date? Today? Geddit? …That was horrendous I’m so sorry)