One of my favourite finished objects that I've made in 2021 has been my Trescao jumper, designed by Along Avec Anna. Looking through my wardrobe, I realised that I didn't have a light coloured knit jumper, nor did I have any cropped knits. So when I was searching, I was looking for a pattern that… Continue reading A Trescao for Comfort
As I've written about many times, 2020 was a hard year for my creativity - it completely disappeared for the most part. I think most people will have experienced the same thing as me. The pandemic really took over and forced my being into this survival mode where the best I could ask of myself… Continue reading A Stillness Shawl in Winter
For long-time readers of this blog, you'll remember this project. This is my Tegna top, started way back in 2018. It was my first proper knitted clothing item with sleeves, a step up from the Sycamore vest that I knitted, and man, did it take a long time to knit! I originally started this project… Continue reading A Tegna in Lockdown
COVID-19 has made the world a funny place, hasn't it? A lot of us are cooped up at home, pottering around, trying to juggle work life in our homes with homeschooling our kids, or managing our to-do lists with our ever increasing pit of anxiety and worry in the background. Life is unstable. In multiple… Continue reading I Smell Snow in Spring
Finished objects have been few and far between in 2019, haven't they? Knitting mojo has been hard to come by especially when you've been bogged down with health problems. I unfortunately had a major bump with my transplant and things got scary again. I remembered what it was like to be properly chronically sick and… Continue reading Some Cyril Socks for Winter
What does November mean to you? It probably means a lot of things. It's the month of Guy Fawkes night, full of fireworks and bonfires. It's the month of Wovember, full of woolly goodness. It's the month full of lovely, happy things, of cosy times, of wrapping up warm and eating soulful, comforting stews, but if… Continue reading Throwback to Our First Knits!