A Sunny Afternoon in Violet

My friend Lisa is very pretty and very fashionable – in fact, she has a really awesome fashion and lifestyle blog, Mrs. O.Gehry And Her Curves. It’s in German, but the outfit posts alone are worth a look. My favourite is this 50s inspired skirt and striped shirt combo! I think that’s the only clue…

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Ysolda Teague’s Icing Swirl Hat

I have a couple of bigger projects I need to post, but for now it’s just going to be a simple little hat. Life’s been crazy; I’ve started writing my BA thesis, then I got a nasty cold, then I strained a ligament in my ankle. On the bright side, I have a lot of…

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Ready for Autumn: Veyla (Ysolda Teague)

Pattern: Veyla by Ysolda Teague from Whimsical Little Knits 2 Yarn: DROPS Baby Alpaca Silk For anyone in the English knitting community this probably doesn’t come as a huge surprise, but Ysolda Teague’s patterns are awesome. Written with great care and very easily understandable plus every design from her I’ve knitted gets tons of compliments.…

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