This is the mitten kit that my mum picked out at Ally Pally – ‘Knit Like a Latvian’, apparently. We kind of agreed that she wouldn’t mind receiving it in kit or mitten form when it came to the crunch, but to be honest I don’t think the knitting part of this would be her … Continue reading More Christmas present progress
The front of my striped, cable cushion is done! This took almost a whole ball in each colour of Cygnet ‘Seriously Chunky’, so in total that’s nearly 400g to fit a 55cm square cushion pad. Can’t start on the back though because I haven’t got any more yarn but eventually it’ll be in cream with an … Continue reading Cushion front compete :)
The potential new home is getting closer :) I don’t have a date for exchange, but I’ve started making cushions anyway. This is a test of the yarn really, which is just super cheap acrylic at £2 a ball, aim is to make a cover for an ikea armchair. (As I’m TEMPORARILY living with my … Continue reading New home cushion cover
Take one Ikea thermos cup… And cover it in soft and fuzzy wool… Excessively chunky! But should you be the kind of person who struggles to muster up a smile in the mornings I challenge you not feel chirpier having drunk your coffee from a furry rainbow :) Continue reading Snugglier coffee
This is my granny square blanket, est. 2006. 6 years in and I’m halfway through :) But that’s no bad thing. It wasn’t meant to be some flash in the pan idea to keep me busy on a rainy Sunday. In actual fact I was going to Australia to see a friend and was travelling … Continue reading The long-term project.