Thrum knitting

Thrumming is a method of making your knitwear really warm, just what you want for these chilly winter days. It adds thick wads of wool to the inside of the garment, most usually mittens and socks.

You can buy a thrum mitt or sock kit containing yarn, roving and instructions from my friends at Lismore Sheep Farm. If you don't want to make your own, they also sell finished thrum mittens and slippers.

Drilling beach glass

Here is one way to to drill holes in that nice piece of beach glass that you want to add to a piece of jewelry.