It's recycling week, so I thought it poignant to write a post about why I use recycled yarn. Recycled yarn may mean a number of different things to different people but when I refer to it, generally I'm talking about new yarns that are manufactured from recycled materials. I started using recycled yarns a few… Continue reading Why I use Recycled Yarn
Do you love crystals or have a crystal loving friend? You're gonna love this easy, quick and FREE pattern. It's the perfect way to wear or carry your favourite crystal tumblestone. This sweet little cotton crystal holder will gently hold your stone (up to medium sized), without any risk of scratching and securely in place.… Continue reading Crochet Crystal Keeper
Unbiased honest yarn review of Paintbox Recycled Ribbon yarn, a super chunky weight 100% recycled yarn.
Banana yarn ... a bit bonkers, deliciously soft and silky, ethically produced and as envionmentally friendly as it gets. It doesn't get any more 'feel good' than this!
Had a cold or flu? Urrgh know the feeling all too well. Why does it linger on after for weeks on end with nasal congestion, sinus irritation, niggly coughs, tinnitus and hearing problems? Inflammation ... that's why. Decongestants and steroid sprays to the rescue? Well, they can help a little, and that's all your GP… Continue reading Ear Candling
Completely and utterly, it's driven me crazy, I've had ALL the emotions with this yarn! Spoiler alert, this post ends well, banana yarn is my new love! I originally wrote this with the title Banana Disaster! My first experience (note I say first) wasn't a good one you see, it went wrong... horribly wrong... it… Continue reading Bananas for Banana Yarn
It's Bananas... no really it actually is. It's banana yarn: recycled, ethical, vegan, silky and beautiful and I'm gonna crochet with it...
There's more recycled yarns out there! I've found some fabulous new ones and some outstandingly incredible ones that were hiding...
Roses have long been revered for their beauty, perfume and their association with love. But there's a lot more roses have to give. This article looks at the culinary and medicinal benefits of the Queen of Flowers.
A list of available recycled yarns and where to buy them.
Urgh winter can be fraught with colds and sniffles that leave lingering niggles behind for weeks. Or worse catching another after because the immune system just can't recover. But fear not there are things you can do to help kick start it again and get back to feeling good again. Vitamins, vitamins, vitamins! Yep, they're… Continue reading Top Vitamins for Boosting the Immune System