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It's not that I don't like mending I actually take rather a lot of pleasure from bringing things back to life and salvaging clothes that others might discard it's just that mending most definitely isn't the first thing I reach for. My mending pile tends to grow and grow and sit untouched until someone is desperate to wear something in it and then I'm putting on buttons and repairing holes practically as they're walking out the door. I know that these bits in my photo will receive some…

It's the last day to grab Lyza with its intro discount There's a link in my bio #lyzawrap #trulymyrtledesigns

I can't decide which chicken lady outfit I love best? This one definitely channels @official_poldark - #featherswrap coming tomorrow ...

I love Julia's Zelda shawl!

Who can resist a handspun baby jumper? Not me. Swatching is happening with some of my handspun. It started life as a gorgeous BFL fibre from @hedgehogfibres - I'm thinking it's about a fingering weight

TESTERS! I need a range of sizes to test my sweater pattern. You'll need to be kind since this is my first sweater test It's a DK sweater knitted in the round from the bottom up and then seamless sleeves knitted top down. With a lovely deep v and subtle waist shaping this sweater is super comfy. I'm hoping to wrap up testing at the end of August/early September. Email me if you're keen - click "contact" in my bio

Never too many shawls - right?! This lot have to be washed and blocked for my first ever show at the end of May Woolfest Auckland - will you be there? Last weekend in May #trulymyrtledesigns

It's Friday night here and I'm off early tomorrow morning - so I wanted to give you a final reminder that if you want to be in the draw to win some gorgeous yarn from @outlawyarn to make a #zeldashawl - grab yourself a copy on Ravelry before 8am my time tomorrow morning - you've got about 15 hours there's a link in my bio

SALE time! Are you sweltering in the sun or shivering in the cold? Celebrate the weather you're having with a new pattern! Grab a 15% discount off any Truly Myrtle pattern and find a shady spot or a cosy corner to cast on. Choose your code depending on where you are (or where you'd rather be!) HIGHSUMMER or MIDWINTER Pop either into the "coupon code" box at the Ravelry checkout and you'll get the same 15% discount. Use either one (or both) as many times as you like! Offer ends Midnight 18…

Sewing is a family affair While I sewed for Zoë at the Dining room table Mr Myrtle made dinner for us all and the kids made a picnic on the sitting room floor