Ruskin’s View, Turner, Radical Steps, Devils’ Bridge and Knitting

We shared in the gorgeous weather this weekend and after a hard day’s labour digging on the allotment on Saturday, Sunday we went to Kirkby Lonsdale to meet friends and a visiting Historian of Science for lunch.  As it was such a lovely day we went early to walk the dogs along the river. From … More Ruskin’s View, Turner, Radical Steps, Devils’ Bridge and Knitting

Lessons from Vintage Knitting I

Over the last couple of months I’ve been indulging my love of vintage knitting and vintage per se. It started with a workshop with Susan Crawford at our local Waterstones. I was already knitting a pattern from Susan’s recent wonderful tome A Stitch in Time Vol.2, the much referenced Gay Bolero which is still just … More Lessons from Vintage Knitting I