Day 7 – How to knit short row heels

You’ve made it to day 7 of the Advent sock-along – hurrah!  And now it’s time to do our first heel. As we mentioned in our first Advent blog, we’re going to use a short row method to knit our heels.  It may sound daunting but, in this post, we’re breaking it down for you […]

And we’re off!

So the big day has arrived and the Christmas countdown has begun! We’re so pleased that you’ve joined us on this woolly adventure and hope that you are excited as we are here at Woolaballoo HQ. Over the next few weeks we hope to turn scraps of sock yarn from this…. hopefully to this…. Along […]

Woolaballoo Advent Socks (introductory blog post)

Deck the halls with boughs of holly!Fa-la-la-la-laa-la-laa-laaa-laaaa.‘Tis the season to knit socks!Fa-la-la-la-laa-la-laa-laaa-laaaa. That’s right – it’s the season to knit socks!  And as winter fast approaches, we’d love it if you’d join us in knitting THE holly-est, jolliest socks in all the land! But there’s a catch.  The pattern is top secret!  A small snippet […]

Autumn vibes

Icarus Blanket

I think we can all agree that it has been a strange few months.I love this time of year however, and the gentle changing of the seasons is perhaps one of the few constants that we can cling onto in this ever more unpredictable world.I love the idea of taking walks in the crisp autumnal […]

Love Your Local Luxury

Firstly, Happy New Year to you, you lovely lot! I’m quite excited to be writing the first Woolaballoo blog of 2018, especially as it’s been a while since I last checked in with you all. As some of you may remember, I’m Sara, an enthusiastic novice when it comes to all things wonderfully woolly. I […]