a yarn-y one; pt. I

Ok, so, originally my blog was meant to be pretty much about crafting – yarn, knitting, crochet, sewing, embroidery, weaving, everything… So here is probably the first relevant post! I’ve been making and buying a lotย since I started blogging, so maybe it’s best to break it down. I’ll start with the recent stuff, the stuff…

wroclaw, december

7 months later…. For the last few years, me and my boyfriend have taken a trip around winter time. Last year was Copenhagen which I absolutely LOVED. This year, we were kinda stuck. We swayed from Tallinn to Riga, from Stockholm to Vilnius, from Oslo to St. Petersburg. But, well, the deciding factor was ยฃ30…

april

april has passed and it’s now may…ย i’m not sure how that happened. i also finished my first ever pair of knitted socks. i followed the tutorial here, it’s so clear and full of photographs. i got stuck on a few parts, such as picking up stitches, but there’s plenty of useful youtube videos that can…

sicilia

after bagging some bargain flights to Catania, Sicily, we stayed in a small town called Taormina, which is quite high up in the hills. it really is probably one of the most beautiful, picturesque towns i’ve ever, ever seen! we stayed for 3 nights in a little hotel on the main street, we ate pizza…

barcelona

  one thing i really, really love is being on holiday. every chance i can get – i try to get away, every break between university terms is a chance to travel, which isn’t always easy on a student budget! my friend is living in barcelona at the moment so with free accommodation, i couldn’t…

spring

is it the start of spring yet? some of my photos suggest so…. …but the rain is not relenting anytime soon! i’ve just broken up from uni this week for a lovely 4 weeks off (although with a huge report to write and a lot to revise, i think i should probably get out of…

hello!

hi! my name is Jess and this is my first ever blog post – hooray! i’ve had blogs before, there’s probably numerous of my tried and failed attempts at keeping a blog out there on the www so hopefully this won’t just be another. i’ve used blogger in the past, and it’s super popular, but…