October 2014 Resolutions

October took me a bit by surprise, apparently – I have only just realised that today is the first! This year is flying by, I’m sure it was May like, last month. Anyhoo, time to set my Resolutions down in writing for those of you who aren’t on Ravelry, and if you don’t listen to the podcast…this is going to be short and sweet, I got me some knitting to do! Continue reading

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Wool Week PicKnit at Plutonium Muffins HQ

Wool Week runs from the 5th to the 12th of October this year, and being in London, I am fortunate to have a lot of events available to me to celebrate! I have also decided to host a PicKnit of my own, which I am sure some of my non-knitting friends will be attending as I have promised to teach them all how to knit. This will be open to everyone, though, and details are at the bottom of this post. Continue reading

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Episode Four: Mvere

The latest episode of the Plutonium Muffins Podcast includes the #WIPCrackAway knitalong, some big news regarding fleeces, a resolutions update and a lesson on another breed of sheep. Enjoy – and don’t forget to enter the giveaway before the 5th of October! Continue reading

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[Giveaway] Great London Yarn Crawl Bags!

Today I get to talk about the Great London Yarn Crawl Project Bags! These were given to us when we arrived at our meeting places, and were crammed full of goodies. I’ve got two of the project bags (unfortunately, empty) to give away today, thanks to the generosity of Rachel and Allison, who gave me two of the bags in return for a donation to Refuge. Continue reading

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Local Yarn Shops: Loop

My local yarn shop, Loop was the third yarn shop on Team Romney’s route and I think we were lucky to find any yarn left! There was a confluence of three groups as we arrived – what a collection of yarn-crazy knitters. Continue reading

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Local Yarn Shops: Sharp Works

Sharp Works was the second of the yarn shops I visited on the Great London Yarn Crawl 2014, and with a lovely mother-daughter duo running the shop, we enjoyed ourselves immensely. Located just opposite the Herne Hill train station, the shop is very easy to get to, and a great place to spend some time! Continue reading

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Local Yarn Shops: Stitch Up

As promised in my post on Monday, Stitch Up is the first of the yarn shops Team Romney visited on the Great London Yarn Crawl 2014. Located in Wimbledon, the shop is a one minute walk away from Wimbledon Park tube station – and a lovely little haberdashery-come yarn shop. Continue reading

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Great London Yarn Crawl 2014

I spent Saturday tripping along with a load of amazing people on the Great London Yarn Crawl, visiting yarn shops (and buying too much yarn), travelling across London south and north and having a great time at the Pompom Quarterly after party in King’s Cross Train Station. I will be reviewing the four yarn shops in separate blog posts – this is just the low-down on the yarn crawl bit! Continue reading

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#WIPCrackAway – Icon Dress Pt 1

I’ve been working on my #WIPCrackAway project – which is what the Icon Dress now is! #WIPCrackAway is a knit along which is being hosted by Louise of the Knit British Podcast, and Nic of the Yarns from the Plain podcast. Go and check it out – if you have any WIP’s from before the 1st of September, you could be eligible for a prize if you finish it by the 1st of November! The chat thread is here this week. Continue reading

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Episode Three: Kuruka

Welcome to Episode Three of the Plutonium Muffins Podcast – Kuruka! I discuss some projects I’m working on, as well as the events I will be going to in the next few weeks. I go through the Monthly Resolutions and talk about a KAL we will be doing in January 2015. There’s also a section on a brief History of Knitting, and at the very end – an explanation as to why I called everything Plutonium Muffins! Continue reading

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