My first Melilot was a massive success… I love it…. and I mean reaaaaaally love it. I’m just so impressed with the fact I made a shirt, so I obviously had to make the other version too! The first one I made was the short sleeve one as it came out of the packet, so… Continue reading When you find a pattern you like…
My last Blackwood cardigan has proved to be somewhat successful. I don’t wear it a whole lot, but I’m not sure whether that’s because it’s sort of a coatdigan… which feels very bulky under my actual coat. Maybe in summer I’ll wear it more. I really like the pattern though and figured a few cosy… Continue reading Blackwood…. with sparkles
When I presented my ‘best nine’ it could be said that I cheated… because I had already started one of them. In my defence though it was only a wearable muslin that I had started… does that still count? Behold! The mighty Melilot Shirt! This was one of my Christmas pressie patterns, so of course… Continue reading Shirtmaking 101
It feels like a very long time since I blogged, it hasn’t really, but January really is a notoriously long month. I’m sure it’s got an extra 15 days or something. Anyway I’m not here to discuss the relativity of January, I’m here to show you my new cardigan! This is the Blackwood cardigan from… Continue reading Blackwood!!
I love a good Instagram! If, like me, you love Instagram too you can’t have missed the annual ‘best nine’. If you don’t do Instagram, the idea of the best nine is that Instagram will make a collage of your nine most popular (most liked) posts. I can’t resist it! Most of these pictures are… Continue reading The power of nine
As a sewist and knitter I’ve always done pretty well at Christmas, a few years ago I got new Fiskars sewing shears and snips, and many beautiful how to books. Other non Christmas gifts have included Icelandic wool, organisers for my PDF patterns and of course bundles of fat quarters! This Christmas, however my family… Continue reading Christmas stash
Last year I knitted hats for my family, the year before I knit them all thick welly socks, I have kind of begun a tradition where my family rceive knitted goods for Christmas. Just after last year I decided to expand this enterprise to include my partners family too. He only has his parents, a… Continue reading So… many… freakin… socks!!