Satin Sorbetto

Here’s one that I planned since before Christmas. It’s another Sorbetto top – you can see the first one I made here. It’s a neat little top with endless possibilities for embellishment. I used this out of scraps leftover from lining my pleated skirt and the very first Anna dress I made. I was stuck […]

Scout Woven Tee

Here’s the bicycles tshirt that I finished up at the weekend. Pattern: Scout Woven Tee from Grainline, a downloadable PDF. Fabric: 1.5m from Pippa Blue. Think it was about €15. Initially I didn’t like the shape of this very much. It’s quite tent-like, but it falls pretty nicely and is extremely comfortable. The pattern was […]

Welsh Country Socks and some facecloths

I put these on this morning and realised that I had never shown them here. Pattern: Welsh Country Socks from Folk Socks by Nancy Bush. Yarn: The brown is from Lidl and the white was one skein of Brown Sheep Wildfoote. I used about 1.5 balls of the Lidl yarn and one ball of the […]

Liverpool Blouse

Here we go! Pattern: ‘Liverpool’ by Amy Butler. This comes with tunic and dress, as well as shorter sleeve length options. I made the Blouse with long sleeves. Fabric: 1.5m of 100% cotton from my K&S stash. I think it was €8 a metre, so this cost €12 along with something like €4 for the […]

Kiri Shawl IV

There has been an awful lot of mindless knitting the last few months. I knit almost constantly when we watch tv but unfortunately for you guys, most of it is pretty bland stuff. I’m starting to break out of my funk, though, starting with this. I finished it on Saturday but it’s not blocked out […]