I’m working on …

I’m knitting the Manu Cardigan by Kate Davies in DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk right now. I’ve finished the body and started working on the sleeves. As is always the case with Kate Davies’ patterns, Manu is well written and easy to follow. I’ve made a lot of cotton cardigans lately, so it’ll be great to…

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So what’s new?

I’m super excited about celebrating Christmas season in our apartment together! Technically, we already had Christmas in our apartment last year, but we had moved in only in November and pretty much everything was still a construction site! Now we’re settled in we can actually enjoy the holidays here and start some traditions of our…

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Me-Made May ’14 – Summary

I know May has been over for a while now, but I still wanted to post the promised MeMadeMay ’14 roundup – life has just been very demanding. First a gallery with every garment I’ve worn in May! Click on one of the pictures to enlarge it. I really have to thank So, Zo… for creating…

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Me Made May ’14 – Week One

I finished the first week of Me-Made May and let me tell you, this is haaaaaaaaard. I’ve actually got to think about what to wear in the morning, and I’m not big on thinking at that time of the day. Usually I just blindly throw on something and hope it looks good. It has been…

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WIP Wednesday: Plans, plans, plans!

Like most knitters, I have an incredible backlog of unfinished projects. You know how it is: you get frustrated or bored with something, there’s a new shiny thing that seems so much more interesting, and then you end up with a bunch of half-finished stuff packed away in boxes everywhere. And don’t get my started…

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My first colourwork project, and it has a lot of sheep!

I’ve never done this kind of intricate colourwork before, but when I saw Kate Davies’ sheep heid I just knew I had to make one for a friend who loves sheep! The pattern originally uses nine colour, but I decided to reduce it to four because I didn’t feel confident enough for more. I also…

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