Some snaps

Here’s a glimpse of what I completed over the weekend. On the left, my birdie blouse. On the right, the fur cape complete with satin ties and velvet trim at the neckline. The current work in progress… My third ‘Ginger’ skirt. I bought a mere 75 cm of thickly woven wool and was delighted to […]

FO: Portrait Blouse

This is a top I finished well before Christmas but I’m not happy with it. Pattern: Portrait Blouse from ‘Gertie’s book for better sewing’. Fabric: About 1m of silk. I got it on sale from Rubanesque, I paid about a tenner for it. So, what’s the problem? It fits great and was very easy to […]

FO: Cambie skirt

It was one of those weekends that wasn’t a weekend. I had to go to a funeral in Kerry so I got a lift down Friday night after work with another girl who was also going. We drove back Saturday and then I worked Sunday morning. Back to school today so feeling a bit weary! […]

Knitting on a cloud

Literally. Still battling a cold which so far had only manifested itself in an intense desire to sleep 15+ hours a day, a runny nose and an occasional cough. Perfect conditions for knitting on my cloud. I was digging around in my stash yesterday and I found remnants from my wedding shawl, enough to finish […]


Excited to think I have enough if this lining for both my skirt and jacket. Knitting endlessly on what I have started referring to as my ‘cloud’. Despite starting out with a generous two skeins of Malabrigo Lace, I have run out not even halfway through the knitted on edging. Feeling like I’m losing a […]