February 10, 2013

Easy Ribbed Fingerless Mittens

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I picked up the yarn for these mittens at a sale in a local craft shop; it’s Rowan Lima which is baby alpaca and so soft. I ended up going back the next week to pick up more because I enjoyed working with it so much. Rowan have produced a number of books which feature patterns specifically for the Lima wool, I bought the Homestead…

February 4, 2013

Yarn Jars

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These are a perfect way to re-use glass jars and left over yarn – the best thing about them is that they literally take two minutes to complete. I saw them originally in a wedding craft book and thought they looked so pretty that I had to try them myself! They’re super easy to make,…