Shetland Peerie Makkers
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If it wasn’t for knitting, it’s likely Shetland would still be on my list of places to visit one day . . . Instead with my rekindled love of knitting, in 2012 I flew to Shetland … Read More

Episode 11 – India, Knit For Peace
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https://tjfrog.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Episode-11-India-Knit-for-Peace-20022018-21.52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSA podcast for people who love knitting, Dorset Buttons, creativity & Scotland, especially the Highlands & Islands. Welcome to the 11th episode of my podcast – India, Knit … Read More

Delving into the Delights of Dorset Buttony!
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Blog post by Geraint Ashton Jones. When your hubby is a photographer & you task him to photograph some Dorset Buttons instead of his usual subject matter of landscape, wildlife or rugby players! Click here to … Read More

Black Isle Show
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I mentioned on Episode 6 of TJFrog Podcast I’d pop up some more photos from the Black Isle Show 2017.  A few highlights for me. Onions!  I always love the ‘competition tent.’  I’m amazed at the … Read More

Pies for the body – Panoramas for the soul – A creative cafe on Skye
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Blog post by Geraint Ashton Jones. Geraint’s knitting & crochet educational day out with TJFrog! Click here to read about majestic landscapes, pies, knitting & crochet – all in one day.      

Fancy Tiger Crafts
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Last year work took us to Denver, Colorado giving me the perfect opportunity to visit Fancy Tiger Crafts. Celebrating their 11th anniversary on 8 July 2017, Fancy Tiger Crafts describe themselves as specialising in ‘supplies for … Read More

Woolfest 2017!
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What a fantastic weekend at Woolfest 2017! As a first time vendor and having never visited Woolfest before it was with nervous anticipation that I entered the auction mart on the Thursday afternoon.  Seeing it for … Read More

EYF 2017
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EYF 2017, my third time as a vendor & the most elated exhaustion I’ve experienced post show!  The run up to EYF 2017, alongside my usual preps for my Dorset Button stand & running Dorset Button … Read More

My Crofthoose Hat
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Last October I went to Shetland, my third visit for Shetland Wool Week and three years since I last took in this amazing event. Many of you may know the Crofthoose Hat pattern designed by Ella Gordon, the elected patron … Read More

Exciting Times Ahead!
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TJFrog is now over 2 years old & so much has happened in that time both for the business & on a personal level.  During this time a couple of TJFrog projects got put on the … Read More

The last months of 2016
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December arrived with the weather officially warmer on Skye than where I use to live in the South of England and here at the end of December that is still the case! With only a couple … Read More

Autumn 2016
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There is no denying when I wake up & see a sunrise like this it adds an additional sense of wellbeing to me & injects some energy to my day. Having said that the grey, misty, cloudy, … Read More

WIPs – Finish It or Frog It?!
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Last weekend saw Louise of KnitBritish and Leona-Jayne of Fluph shop, Dundee collaborate & hold a #bigwiprip session – Rip up your works in progress (WIPs), frog your project, and release the yarn for a new … Read More

April Weather
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Saturday morning started off like this . . . . . . and by the afternoon it looked like this. Snow settling on the ground is a rare sight for us with being so close to … Read More

Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2016
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Whether a vendor or a visitor at EYF you will all have had your own experience of this unique & innovative yarn festival created by Jo & Mica.  Or maybe you were unable to attend & have … Read More

Sun, Snow, Sheep – Skye
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Plentiful sunshine today, blue skies & snow topping the very peaks of the mountains to showcase the Skye landscape. After the winter storms we’ve had calmer weather in recent days, with the weather reaching a peak … Read More

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