Happy new year! #2017makenine is an initiative from Lucky Lucille, encouraging makers to be intentional about their makes, by selecting nine items they’d like to make over the year, according to what would work well with their wardrobes and lifestyles, what is missing at the moment and so on. I think this is a great idea,… Read More #2017makenine
Well I don’t know where October went but it certainly wasn’t spent here! Not to worry. I feel like I’ve been doing a fair bit of sewing and knitting and stuff, but mainly bits of housey things. I hadn’t felt like sewing clothes at all for a while, but suddenly I have a surge of… Read More Bridget the elephant
I know it’s only just autumn really, but I am already getting excited about winter. I love the cold! And the crisp air, and the trees going all red and brown, and even the darker evenings. Mmmmmmmmmmm!!! So of course I am starting to get excited about knitting. Since I’m rapidly changing size and shape,… Read More Bray cap
After my last post I would seem to be on an accessory-roll. But in fact this scarf / cowl has been about 10 months in the making (so my ravelry notes tell me). Not 10 months of continuous knitting though. I put it down about half way through and then only picked it up a couple… Read More Eternidad scarf – an eternity of knitting…
Some crochet granny squares for a baby blanket, in a delicious cotton-merino yarn.… Read More Squares squares everywhere
Here’s the little fella that got me into crochet in the first place… What an innocent little face! This is Piotr the polar bear, from Edward’s Menagerie, a really excellent book from Toft. There are lots of animals in the book, and as I flicked through it there were so many that I wanted to make,… Read More Piotr the Polar Bear
A crochet Groot, hero (apparently) of Guardians of the galaxy, in a lovely Rowan Tweed.… Read More I am Groot!