• Knitting Projects

    The Lighthouse Sweater Kit by We Are Knitters – A Knitting Pattern Review

    Way back in August, I had some birthday money to spend and, since I was at a lovely ‘in between knitting projects’ time in my life, I decided to have a browse at a We Are Knitters 30% off Sale they were holding back in the summertime. I’m not usually a knitting kit kind of girl. I usually prefer to choose a pattern and then choose my yarn according to what I fancy at the time but something about receiving everything I needed, all neatly packaged up in a pretty, recyclable, paper bag appealed to me at that time and I ended up adding not one but two knitting kits…

  • Lifestyle

    Five reasons why I believe crafting is good for our mental wellbeing…

    I feel like crafting has always been a part of my life. Ever since quite a young age, I would want to learn the crafts I saw my mum and grandparents working on and was taught how to knit, crochet and sew basic stitches as a child.  Since then, crafting has always given me a happiness and a peace, which is quite hard to explain. During my teenage years I went through a very anxious time, it was during this time that I felt crafting, knitting in particular, amongst other things really got me through. But, I don’t want to focus this blog all around the negative times, while it…