October 2021 Mini Box Subscription

The boxes this month contained 4 balls of Stylecraft Special XL Tweed. It’s a super chunky yarn and is lovely to work with. Each 100g ball contains approx 68 metres. It can be machine washed on 30°and tumble dried on cool. Recommended hook and needle size is 10mm. This yarn really is perfect now that […]

September 2021 Mini Yarn Subscription Box

The mini box this month contained 3 balls of Stylecraft ReCreate. Two balls in shade ‘Rose’ and the third in ‘Ecru’. This is a 100% recycled yarn and has a blend of 40% wool, 30% acrylic and 30% polyester. Each ball contains approx 350 metres and is a DK weight. This yarn is lovely and […]

August 2021 Mini Yarn Subscription Box

The Mini box this month contained 2 balls of Hayfield Spirit DK in the colourway ‘Joy’. It is a beautiful acrylic yarn with 20% wool that is hardwearing and fully machine washable. Perfect for clothing for the upcoming autumn, it is also fabulous for adding a touch of colour without having to swap and change […]

June 2021 Mini Yarn Subscription Box

This month I included an American Brand, Caron. I do believe that this is the first time I have chosen this brand for the Mini Box. I actually love using it as it is really soft. Subscribers found 2 balls of Caron Simply Soft in the shade Robin’s Egg. Each of the 170g balls contains […]

April 2021 Mini Yarn Subscription Box

This month subscribers received 3 balls of Hayfield Baby Bonus 4ply. Each of the 100g balls contains approx 466m. As it is a baby yarn it can go into the washing machine and is safe for the tumble dryer. That is a lot of yarn to play with! This month I also included a cute […]

February 2021 Mini Box

This month I included 2 balls of Hayfield Journey in a colourway called ‘Sail Away’. I thought it was perfect at the moment, because the one thing that I, and many others, want to do is sail away on a lovely long holiday. Each ball contains approx 355 metres and it does contain 20% wool […]

Why we love knitting and crochet (and you should too)

I often get asked this question. ‘Why do you knit/crochet?’ It is then often followed by the statement ‘I thought only old people or grandma’s do that!’ I for one am far from old (I’m 35 for the record) and I have been able to knit and crochet since I was a child. I know […]

January 2021 Mini Box

This month I included 2 balls of Sirdar Colourwheel Dazzle in this spectacular Tropical Twist shade. Each ball is 150g and contains approx 520m which is perfect for a scarf or use both for a blanket perhaps? It can be machine washed at 40°. This box also included some blocking pins. I always find these […]

2020 vs 2021

New Year…New Goals This time last year I decided, for the first time ever, not to set resolutions. I never kept to them. I think it was the term resolution. It just seems so finale. It doesn’t seem to give me the option of working towards it. It is an all or nothing concept to […]

September 2020 Mini Box

This month I have included the gorgeous Sirdar Snuggly 4ply in blue. Each ball is 50g and contains approx 226m. In terms of washing instructions it can be washed on a 40° cycle and it can be popped into the tumble drier on a low heat. The Sirdar Snuggly 4ply retails at £2.99 per ball […]

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