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
New colourway! Shown on Baby Alpaca Lace. So soft and drapey!
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…