Shiny New Things!

So this years Halloween party has been postponed so I don’t have my finished costume to show just yet…bah!

So in other news, it was my birthday not so long ago and I was lucky enough to receive some vouchers and cash to spend on some lovely knitting goodies so I have been having fun shopping 🙂 Here are some of my favourite purchases.

First  off my lovely new knitting notebook. I found this in Paperchase and I couldn’t resist it, and it’s perfect handbag size too!


Not that I need ANY new yarn whatsover, but this one was an absolute bargain in a Wednesday flash sale at Made by Ewe. Its a gorgeous Jillybean Yarn in the Misty Moor colourway of blues, turquoise, heather and purple. 60% Bluefaced Leicester and 40% seacell. Not sure what I am going to make out of it yet but am very excited to have it in my stash to think about!


This next squishy beauty is from Great British Yarns and it’s a Nunoco yarn in the Rose colourway. In a previous post I shared a photo of some pretty pink flowers as I loved the combination of the pinks and greens – this yarn will be perfect for a summer project…I am thinking a shawl or wrap for holiday next year…


Next is the purchase I am over the moon with – a complete set of Knitpro Interchangable needles!! Hot from the Post Office this morning these have been on my wish list for soooo long. I can’t wait to cast on with these later 🙂


I also treated myself to some pretty new stitch markers.

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And my final purchase was a book. I was a bit skeptical about this one as I have so many knitting books already, did I really need another one? But after reading the rave reviews on Amazon and hearing others recommend it also I tool the plunge and placed my order for this:

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And I am so pleased I did! This book is absolutely brilliant, full of clear photograhs and step-by-step explanations it covers pretty much everything you would ever need to know about knitting from beginner to advanced – there are 23 cast-on methods explained alone! It’s official – I have found my new knitting bible 🙂