Op shop wool cannot be declined, I made a pattern all aligned, A jumper made of scales, Started to come off the rails, When I realised it was over-designed. I came upon an amazing deal at an op shop recently. 11 balls of brand new 100% wool for $11! Despite the colour, I couldn't pass… Continue reading Black jumper part I
Our day for festive trade, Had by two months been delayed, The pressure was high, Because we couldn't buy As everything had to be handmade.
I wrote a pretty average poem for this project, but there is so much I want to talk about and a short poem just wasn't going to encompass it. You may remember a dying project of mine from over a year ago. Well, the subsequent knitting project is finally on its way! After many test squares trying… Continue reading A rainbow with the blues
One of my latest projects is an attempt to make more useful things (I have more than enough dresses) out of bits I already have (I have more than enough boxes full of fabric). Thus a knitting needle case, rather than keeping all my needles in a cup (which doesn't travel well). I rummaged through… Continue reading Knitting needle case
I found this ripper of a cardigan at a garage sale almost a year ago. It is mostly lambswool with a little bit of nylon (and I think a little of something else natural like alpaca, though I can't find the label), the lady bought it in Florence, when I'm sure it was at the height of… Continue reading Another dye lot
It's finally finished! (Or at least, it's in a wearable state) Navy cotton was crochet'ed around the collar, I knotted together the top of the back seam and all remaining ends were sewn in. I am so pleased with how the front looks. It fits really well, and the coloured stripes are doing exactly what I… Continue reading Static Shirt
I've done so much since we last talked. All the knitting is done, now its just putting it together, doing the edges, and dealing with all the ends. The last not being a small task in this project I am beyond happy with how the front looks, especially since this is something I came up… Continue reading Getting shirty