Advent Day 10…. Petra, Jordan

Petra fun facts! 1. The name Petra actually means ‘rocks’. ­ It is thought to come from the Greek word ‘Petros’, meaning rock, and was named by Greek visitors for its distinctive carved pink sandstone. 2. Petra was founded in the year 312 BC as the capital of the Nabatean Empire. This makes it overContinue reading “Advent Day 10…. Petra, Jordan”

Advent Day 5…. St. Basil’s Cathedral, Russia

St Basil’s Cathedral facts 1. Ivan Vasilyevich, the first Tsar of Russia, ordered the construction of the cathedral in 1555. 2. Today, Saint Basil’s Cathedral is recognized for its vibrant palette. This was however not its original colour; the beautiful colours were added about 200 years after the building was completed. Originally the cathedral wasContinue reading “Advent Day 5…. St. Basil’s Cathedral, Russia”

Advent Day 4…. Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Angkor Wat Facts 1. Angkor Wat is said to be the world’s largest single religious monument and is situated in the ancient ruins of a city, Angkor. 2. Visitors reach 2 million… ANNUALLY, quite literally not one to be missed. 3. The main temple was built around 1150 ad. It is based on Hindu cosmology,Continue reading “Advent Day 4…. Angkor Wat, Cambodia”

Advent Day 2…. Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, New Zealand

Glow Cave facts! This colourway was beyond fun to dye! A beautiful movement in colour from dark teal with navy speckles through to vivid glowing green. Splashes of turquoise and emerald to give this yarn its full body. You’ll have to scroll all the way down to see how stunning it is when made intoContinue reading “Advent Day 2…. Waitomo Glow Worm Caves, New Zealand”

Pack your bags, ADVENTures afoot!

IT’S TOMORROW!!! This is yours boarding call for…. I cant believe that we are just about to start the adventure in yarn that I started to plan back in January. What a year it has been for hook and cwtch!! I want to quickly say thank you all for this year, h&c has grown soContinue reading “Pack your bags, ADVENTures afoot!”