One creative Cat visit in hospital, where lots of knitting can happen!
After a nice break back home, where snow and sun were much appreciated by the family, it is back to normal... This week, I finished my mohair cowl, so soft and comfy to wear, it was like knitting a cloud... I love it! I am planning to release the pattern very soon, on my ravelry … Continue reading Wednesday works in progress
I've been awfully quiet over here, but there is lots going on at the moment! I was busy stocking up the shop with bounties like these I also have a few orders for knitting project bags (watch this space!) and also mittens... And I need to write this cowl pattern... It does not have a name yet, … Continue reading Winter makes…
I made cute little zipped bags for this shop update, upcycling denim jeans and using cotton fabric. The perfect pouch to organise a handbag, keep your notions together in a craft bag or tidy a holiday suitcase! And I also have a few handyed skeins, I am in love with this lace alpaca... I just … Continue reading Fabric pouches and delicious yarn!
Summer is here, and even if the temperatures are over 30, I will not complain : I have been waiting for this for so long ! When the sun shines, I have so much more energy, ideas and will to do things ! I missed it... So even if I stay in the shade and … Continue reading Summer reading
I did cast off my teen's jumper this week, and I am really pleased with the results. I started it in January (!) so... well... not a very fast knitting project but, hey, it's the result that count, no? It looks like a winter jumper but I knitted it in cotton (Drops Cotton Light) so … Continue reading Afmaeli Jumper
Hi everyone ! It seems I am keeping this appointment of ours in the week, and I find this very enjoyable. Actually, this is not surprising as I love reading as much as I love playing with yarn... This week, I am reading "Alchemy of Herbs" by Rosalee de la Foret. I downloaded it on … Continue reading Yarning along this week
This week, I am still busy with my Curious Handmade Shawl Society II Sprite's Fen shawl, and I do enjoy the soft alpaca wool, the calming colours and the repetitive pattern. It suits my mood, somehow ! I started a new book, found at my local library on the "new books" shelf. It is called … Continue reading Reading and knitting : yarning along
Around me, a few babies are due to make their entrance in our world and the least I can do is help them stay warm. My grand-ma always said that a baby head should be protected from the cold and the wind. I am not one to disagree! I am making up a pattern as … Continue reading New baby, new hat
I am very happy with the arrival of spring even though Monday looked like this in my neck of the woods... But well, it was a good excuse to stay home and go on with all my WIPs (works in progress for the unitiated). So I did make some progress on my mitered blanket for … Continue reading What I am working o…