Knitting · Sewing · Wardrobe

Holey knits, Batman!

I think "holey" is the best description for a week where I worked on my current lace-panel knit, carried out minor surgery (local aneasthetic only!!) on another lace-motif garment, and discovered one pair of well-worn socks suddenly lacked heels. My Heather Sweater is progressing, albeit slowly, and I'm edging ever closer to the armhole and… Continue reading Holey knits, Batman!

Nostalgia · Sewing

Stitches, steps and Rhoda

I worked a fair bit on the cushion cover the weekend after I dug it out of storage, but didn't add much at all this week. Looking back at the previous photo, I have put the last few touches on the leaf to the left of the rose, worked a reasonable amount in the top… Continue reading Stitches, steps and Rhoda

Fashion · Knitting · Sewing

Project status update

Now I see the photo and compare it with the one I took last week, I can see that there has been a little progress on the knitting front, but all of that progress was achieved yesterday. Prior to that I had hit a bit of a dead-end. Having started two garment projects, and then… Continue reading Project status update

Knitting · Sewing

A yarn update, some squooshy wool, and a shop review

I know, I know - it's all boom or bust around here.  You wait ages for a single post, then two come along practically together. Let's start with the squooshy wool which I've posted a picture of.  This is the lovely Tosh DK, purchased this week on a trip to Loop in Islington.  I took… Continue reading A yarn update, some squooshy wool, and a shop review