Golden Times

What beautiful autumnal weather we have been having here! Sure, we have had a few gusty days, and a few wet ones as well, but in between times, how beautiful that sunshine has been! I hope that you will share my joy in having completed my Summer Halo jumper that I wrote about the last […]


Between the last Masters I did and finally finding a job with decent hours (love my job, by the way!), the last few years have meant that I have had to scale back my knitting alot. Sewing has had something to do with it, but not as much as you’d think…usually I sew when I […]

Friday colours

The inside of my current colourwork project… …and the outside. A simple cowl I started more than 2 years ago and rediscovered when sorting stash for HandmAid donations. The yarn is Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino: delicious. Striped seersucker that I’ll be using to line my navy linen jacket. Just cut it out yesterday so looking […]


This is going to be a ‘twofer’ post (two-fer-one), mostly because these are patterns you’ve seen before but in another guise. First up, another Kimono top. Pattern: Kimono top from Salme. I made it before in chiffon here and delicious Liberty lawn here. Fabric: 1m of lace from Hickey’s. I bought this about a year […]

A few random FOs

I finished my lacy scarf. Here it is in its blocked glory. I used a 1.5mm hook and DMC Petra 8 cotton from here. A few things: 1. The little metal cap that goes on my hook? That doesn’t get old. I was really careful to put it into my project bag every time I […]