• Accessories,  Knitting Shows

    Bakewell Wool Gathering

      Hello! Happy Autumn! I hope you’re all having a great October so far. Things have been fairly busy at KJ HQ. LOTS of knitting thankfully, and lots of fun things too. This weekend we were at the Bakewell Wool Gathering. Bakewell is a beautiful market town in the Derbyshire Dales, next to the river Wye. It’s incredibly cute and the perfect location for a woolly gathering! There were lots of fab exhibitors there, with a really nice mix of some that were new to me and some that were familiar. There was a really great atmosphere, everyone was really friendly and helpful, and even though it was busy, it didn’t…

  • Knitting,  Knitting Shows,  Yarn

    #KnittingandStitchingShow

    Wooo! I was so excited for The Knitting and Stitching Show 2014. Not only because its awesome, but also because this year I was taking mum and was thoroughly looking forward to spending the time with her! My experiences from last year had taught me to be prepared with a list, but I still felt completely daunted when we walked in the door and had to do some serious ma herding to get her to stick to the ‘up and down the aisles’ plan! With a stop in the middle for lunch we were there for 6 hours and by the end I was seriously flagging. I loved that mum…