Also featured was a chunky lace beret I want to share the pattern for soon. I have grand plans for that, believe me! And the macrame – I am so into macrame right now, I can’t even tell you. I guess it’s because of the changing of the seasons. I love seeing the green everywhere – including in our little apartment!
The gifts – a cushion cover and some wee sandals – I haven’t blogged about yet, but I plan to soon. I also haven’t blogged about the trips we’ve taken. We spent Easter in Prague. Everyone’s told me how lovely Prague is, so I was delighted to see it. We had a MASSIVE list of to-dos from no less than three native Praguers and tried our best to work our way through it.
One thing I forgot to include in the round up of April knitting was the sweet little jumper I finished for my niece. It’s still folded up in a corner – we’re going to visit my sister and her family next month, so it hardly seems worth posting!
Though trees turn bare and girls turn wives,
We shall afford our costly seasons;
There is a gentleness survives
That will outspeak and has its reasons.
There is a loveliness exists,
Preserves us, not for specialists.
Gansey, guernsey, jersey. What on earth am I talking about? A sweater, of course. You know the sort I’m talking about. A deliciously cabled, blue sweater, perfect for cold days. You might call it an aran sweater, or a jumper. You almost certainly do not call it a ‘knit frock’ like old books do. Whatever […]
I’m so excited to share a new free knitting pattern – multimodal split bike mitts. This split mittens pattern is designed with biking in mind. I’ll tell you all about it, but first: Download the free split mittens pattern or view on Ravelry. I got a new bike for my birthday, aren’t I the luckiest […]
It shouldn’t be hard to find gifts for knitters and crocheters, right? After all, you can always buy them yarn, right? Wrong. Knitters and crocheters love yarn by definition, but they’re also fussy about it. Not just colour, but merino vs alpaca vs silk and worsted weight or worsted spun, and don’t get me started […]
Why bother lining a hat? After all, any knitted hat is probably plenty warm, right? Usually, but not always. Jesse requested a new winter beanie, one which was really warm, please. I thought I’d make him a colourwork hat, as the yarn which floats behind the pattern effectively adds another layer of warmth. (Looking for […]
For the longest time, I’ve wanted a chunky cable knit beanie topped with a big faux fur pompom. I stared at other women’s densely cabled heads. Cosy! Autumnal! Hygge! Last year, determined to make my cosy-head dreams come true, I bought a pompom and yarn and knit a hat… that was far too small. I […]
I'm a kiwi living in Geneva. Knititng and crochet are just two of my passions! Read more about me. or working with me.