A mini sampler for a house warming gift. Sort of making this up as I go along, I have several embroidery patterns for samplers so I’m just choosing stitches as I get to them. Finished article will be square with the text in the centre. Already have a plain white Ikea frame for it. Continue reading Home Sweet Home sampler
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.
I decided that the blog needed a fresh approach. Just adding patterns was slow and getting tedious. Plus the one skein pattern is only one string of my burgeoning bow! I have other projects, I do other things! And, like the typical only child that I am, I want attention for them :) So here … Continue reading New year, new idea.
Skimming Stone is a simple hat pattern. It’s entirely knitted in rib, so is very comfy and stretchy, worked with needles of two different sizes to keep the cast on edge fitting the head while the back of the hat softens and slouches. Included is a short guide to translating this pattern for any … Continue reading Autumnal hat, great for chunky handspun