Lola, Honey, We Need to Talk

I’m completely obsessed with the A Stitch in Time books by Jane Waller/Susan Crawford, and the number of finished objects from them reflect on that obsession. My only problem is that I don’t have suitable seperates to wear with my vintage jumpers! If I don’t want to show my belly to everyone, that is. I…

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White as Snow: Presenting My Grandma’s Knit Dress

Today it’s been two years since my Grandma passed away. To be honest, I miss her like crazy and wish she was still here with me, so I thought I’d post about one of her knitting projects in her honour! As people who’ve been following this blog longer know, my Grandma was a very accomplished knitter;…

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Effie in the Alps

Hi there guys! I’m back from a week in the Alps, but I’ve been keeping busy there too! I finally finished the Effie sweater that I’ve started back in May. Knitting the body and the sleeves was fairly quick, you see, but the ruffles and the finishing were a royal pain in the ass. You have…

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Lazy daisy or the day I discovered mending

I’ve been fascinated with visible mending since I first read about Tom of Holland’s Visible Mending Programme. To be honest, I have never mended or darned anything before; it seemed a boring and unpleasant task to me, and I shifted it off to my mother. There she was, trying to make repairs as invisible as possible,…

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How I learned to stop worrying and love the maxi dress

HEY GUYS I JUST MADE SOMETHING AMAZING!! I’m so excited! Maxi dresses are awesome I’m sorry I ever doubted you! Phew, OKAY. Just needed to get that off my chest. As I just said, I’ve always sideeyed maxi dresses, mostly because I didn’t understand how you could wear them without involuntarily cleaning the boardwalk at…

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