Lion vs alien

posted in: Lion quilt | 4

The universal question: if a lion and alien squared off against each other, who comes out on top? This month, the lion. Today I’m supposed to be posting the fourth month’s progress of the space invaders quilt. Except I haven’t … Continued

A gallery of finishes

posted in: Knitting | 6

A lovely sunny evening on Wednesday meant there was still enough light for a little photo shoot after work, so I had a friend take pics of me with some of my knitting finishes you haven’t seen yet. First up … Continued


posted in: Lion quilt | 1

Well, that was a waste of time! I just spent most of today sewing and unpicking (more time spent unpicking of course). I’ve finally started attempting to machine quilt the lion quilt. Most of it has to be done in … Continued

Welcome to Y(NS)A

posted in: Knitting | 4

Welcome to yarnaholics not-so anonymous. My name is Nic and I love yarn. Not just any yarn, the gourmet kind. Hand-dyed, soft… I’m so weak. I visit a yarn show, and always bring home a large bag full of loveliness. … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday – Month 3

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Not much progress this month as I’ve been busy with other things, but I was able to add to the pile of 10-piece strips and sew some together into a block. So, another boring pic this month, but there is … Continued

Yarn safari

posted in: Knitting | 7

Yesterday was a fun day. Originally I was due to go to London to catch up with Charlotte, but in a spot of fortuitous timing, we needed to reschedule until March. Why fortuitous? Because the day after we decided to … Continued

High Hopes

posted in: Knitting | 9

I told you in my last post that the reason for my dismal progress on Space Invaders was because I was working on a test knit. I started this just before xmas and used some of my own hand dyed … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday, Month 2

posted in: Space invaders | 2

Not much progress to show this month as I’ve been working on a test knit. But I have managed to put together a small pile of strips 10 pieces long. I use these strips to make blocks of 10 x … Continued

Hello 2015

posted in: Craft, Life | 6

Belated happy new year everyone. I hope you all had a good holiday season. I unluckily got pretty sick right after xmas which is why my last post was so brief and I haven’t posted since. On the plus side, … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday: Month 1

posted in: Space invaders | 5

At the end of the first month, I have a nice little amount of progress to share. Of course, in the scheme of things it’s only a very small portion of the quilt, but I’m happy with the progress. It’s … Continued

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