Coup de Coeur

I recently developed an inexplicable but undeniable urge to knit a red hat. It had to have ear flaps and it had to be Malabrigo. Do you ever get these fixations? And the immense, trivial, satisfaction when you find all of these things condensed into one item? This was taken a few days. It’s since […]

November Outfit

I have a combination outfit for you today! I knit the cardigan in the summer and made the skirt recently. I think they go really well together. Let’s start with the cardigan! I really wanted a cropped cardigan to wear with the few high-waisted skirts I have. I used Debbie Bliss Mia from This is […]

FO: Dark and Stormy

This cardigan has been a long time in the works. Well, the actual knitting didn’t take very long but I had intentions for about five years! How very satisfying to finally get down to it. Pattern: Dark and Stormy by Thea Colman. Needles: I think 4.5mm. Yarn: Berrocco Ultra Alpaca that I bought in Chicago […]

Progress

You guys, I am almost finished my Dark and Stormy cardigan! I am very excited about this prospect. I finally got around to winding a final ball and picking up the stitches for the shawl collar and button band. I was going to buy some wooden buttons to put on it but I’m going to […]

Knit all the things!

It’s that time of year again! After a glorious Indian summer, I think it’s safe to say that Autumn is well and truly upon us. Autumn and winter are my favourite seasons in Dublin – we often get dry, clear air and long dry periods. Spring can be bitterly cold here and summer is frequently […]