Some plans and new things

Did you see that the new issue of Wool People has gone up? With Jared Flood at the helm, each issue has a cozy, slightly old-fashioned but still modern feel to it. This one doesn’t disappoint. My favourites include the sweater in the middle here and also the shrug to the left here. Check out […]

Mostly about knitting

Spurred on by our chilly weather, I finished up my Bedford sweater at long last. Such is today’s gloom, modelled photos are unfortunately out of the question 🙁 I can’t really complain though as I know other parts of the country have seen torrential rain whereas we have only had clouds. Grey, suffocating clouds but […]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for french seams!

I have made a few tops recently. In some of them I used french seams and in others I didn’t. In the last Sorbetto I made, the instructions don’t say to french seam the side seams, but I did it anyway. The Wiksten tank pattern includes instructions for such a finish. The Violet pattern just […]

Two tops

Happy Friday! Today I have two tops to show you. The first is an oldie-but-a-goodie: another Sorbetto. I had leftovers from my linen pink gingham skirt. Not enough, unfortunately, for another Wiksten, but definitely enough for this. Really, it was very straight forward. I shortened the dart by about 2cm and redrew it accordingly. I […]

Proper Attire Revisited

I wrote a while ago of how I made the alternative view of the Anna Maria Horner ‘Proper Attire’ skirt, and how it didn’t turn out as well as I’d hoped. The pleat sat very badly. Well, one day I finally got down to it and on the advice of my mum, took out the […]