Troglodytes troglodytes

Since coming up to Scotland I've become something of a bird watcher.  As a result my (very short) run of homemade Christmas cards this year were inspired by the tiny puff ball of a thing that skulks around our patio - troglodytes troglodytes, or the common wren. We saw much more of this bird in … Continue reading Troglodytes troglodytes


‘Original’ pattern design

What are you paying for when you buy an ‘original’ pattern design? As a result of discovering a free pattern called ‘New Day’, which references the Barbara Walker treasury as the source of the ‘chinese lace’ stitch, I was drawn back into the Knitting Fool website which has a fantastic database of knitting stitches.  Trawling through … Continue reading ‘Original’ pattern design