Some odds and ends

When we came back from honeymoon, I didn’t feel like making anything too complicated so I crocheted some dishcloths and a tea-pot mat. I used the cotton I got on our holidays last summer in Delft, Belgium. On one hand, I regret not getting more, but on the other, one skein really went a long […]

Proper Attire Skirt

I had hoped to take and show pictures of this skirt over the weekend, but the weather was dreadful and it was far too dark to do so. We had very bad localised flooding in Dublin yesterday (it took me nearly three hours to get home from work) but today, the sun is out! No […]

A few catch-up knits. And a skirt.

Here’s my finished Kiri shawl (link opens pdf). I used 2.5 balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze and 4.5mm needles. It’s humongous but the details are pretty. I could have gone for one extra repeat at the end but I didn’t want to risk running out of wool and have to rip it all out. The […]

I told you so

I have been knitting, I swear! In fact, I’ve been getting back to my once-usual regular amount. Not having a million rehearsals and college stuff to prepare all the time definitely helps. I have already knit and finished a hot pink lace shawl, which is blocking as I type. I’ll show it as soon as […]

It’s not what you think… and a skirt

It’s been a heck of a month. We took an 18-hour bus trip to Buenos Aires and there… well, we didn’t do a huge amount. We did some sight-seeing and tried (but failed) to do some shopping. Mostly, we lounged around and ate our way through Palermo and San Telmo. The highlight was definitely taking […]