My Creations · Jumpers · The Boys

The Tortoise and the Hare

I’m back from a hiatus due to illness and want to share with you my not so latest cast on. Hope you’re all having a good weekend. I cast this on immediately Cables, came off my needles (weeks ago actually) and it promises some interesting techniques like steeking and Vikkel braid (is this the same as… Continue reading The Tortoise and the Hare

Accessories · My Creations · The Boys · Yarny Stuff

Cobbled Scarf

Here’s Cobbled, a free pattern from Purl Soho they named Cobblestone. It’s knitted with seed stitches using three different yarns - Cascade Alpaca Lana D'oro in Jet and Charcoal, as well as Sirdar Wool Rich Aran in Shingle (silverish) . The Cascade is Alpaca 50% Wool, 50% Alpaca blend, and the Sirdar is 60% Wool, 40% Acrylic. I… Continue reading Cobbled Scarf

Stitching · The Boys

Garments for the Colder Months

It's getting cold here. Who am I kidding really? Isn't it always cold here? ☹. Anyway, in anticipation, I ordered some fleece fabric a few weeks ago from myfabrics.co.uk.  Since I've never made anything from fleece, I first made a toile with some remnant fleece fabric I got cheap from same supplier. The pattern is… Continue reading Garments for the Colder Months

Stitching · The Boys · Trousers

Something for my Gent

I finally finished my only make in all of the two weeks I was off work; my first ever pair of trousers (shorts really), with the help of my new acquisition. I so want to make a pair of ladies' trousers but haven't had the courage, which is funny because I usually dive into projects… Continue reading Something for my Gent