Category Archives: Projects

For the love of a linen shawl

In all this hot weather we have been having in the UK knitting with and wearing wool might have been the last thing many of you have wanted to do, even I considered putting the needles down for a while. … Continue reading

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The world’s oldest WIP?

Over the last 12 months as we have been packing up the house bit by bit in preparation for moving to our forever home (with a brief sojourn to our summer home) I have ben discovering a whole host of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alabama Studio Sewing Patterns

After discovering Alabama Chanin through a number of knitting podcasts (strangely I have never heard the name mentioned on any of the sewing podcasts I follow) I decided to add this book to my birthday wish list this year and luckily my OH listened … Continue reading

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Socks, socks and more socks ( #16pairsin2016 )

At the beginning of the year I decided to take part in a knit along hosted by Tracey from The Passioknit Spinner podcast and Sadie from the Yarnivore podcast. The idea was to knit 16 pairs of socks during 2016. … Continue reading

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Crafting quick wins

Elsewhere in the crafting world there is talk of undertaking epic crafting endeavours (I’m thinking specifically of the Fibre Trek Shackleton projects or Welford Purl’s Zero to Hero SPAKAL) but here at Crafty Towers it has been all about the quick … Continue reading

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A plague on both your houses.

Here at Crafty Towers we are in the middle of a tonsillitis outbreak, in between the baby wrestling to administer meds and trying to fit both a toddler and a 7 month old on my knee for cuddles there hasn’t … Continue reading

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Muggles messing up my schedule

In my head I have very clear plans about what I want from my blog, what I want to include and when I want to schedule my posts unfortunately most of these plans are usually thrown in to disarray by … Continue reading

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