Task Table 2: Diagnostic tools

Last fortnight I introduced the Task Table: how I created it, how I use it, and how it’s helped me to manage the many facets of my working life as a knitwear designer – amongst other things. However, you can also use the task table as a diagnostic tool for your current routine.  If you…

Introducing the Task Table

Whilst getting my bullet journal set up for December, I posted on Instagram a tool that I shared with Knitsonik – aka Felicity (Felix) Ford – late last year.  This tool is called the Task Table, and it has helped me immensely these past few months.  If you get to the end of the day…

Programmes and Patterns: Or, What Bugs Us About Knitting

“It’s like code!” is a phrase I’ve heard several times over the years when teaching people how to knit and crochet.  If the physical execution is muscle memory, then the pattern itself is a programme or choreography.  Another choice word, also gifted by new knitters, is “recipe”, which – although etymologically unconnected to the word…

Some thoughts on knitting and accessibility

I had a few thoughts about knitters and knitting following some posts made on IG a few days ago and felt a different perspective could help.  I don’t mean any harm by writing this post, and apologise in advance for any upset, but I sincerely want to mention a few important things that could help…

Forensic Knitting – or, a Christmas yarn story

Forensic (adj): relating to or denoting the application of scientific methods and techniques to the investigation of crime This is a bit of a geeky post, but I hope you enjoy it all the same!  I was inspired to write it because I am one of the many knitters in the world making a Christmas…