Today has been the day when I have quite mournfully taken down Christmas in my house and the garden. I like to leave the decorations up as long as I possibly can.

I bought some tulips- very rare for me to buy flowers- I tend to find flowers or greenery in the garden and make it work in the house. But today, I needed some vivid colours.

My Knitting Club will be back tomorrow after a Christmas break. I love seeing what everyone is making. I am knitting a lace cardigan for my daughter at the moment, using Debbie Bliss Mohair. Ah, so lovely and fluffy! Light as a cloud and soft as a feather pillow.

Happy New Year card with flowers at Blacksmith Shop Crafts

So it is back to work. I have taken several bookings too- the Silversmithing workshop on 16th of February is now full. I wish I could fill all of my workshops as easily as that.

This is my first blog post on my web page- I will get better!