Whilst making the cowl I showed you earlier in the week my mums present I was having some issues with the edges rolling up and hoped a bit of blocking would fix it. Previously I have blocked things by wetting them and pinning them to a towel in the desired shape to be left to … Continue reading Blocking
A long time ago I bought some 4-ply yarn from Tiger, mostly because I liked the colours - a bright turquoise and a variegated yarn with blues, greens and yellows. I didn't really have a clue what I was going to do with it and hadn't ever used yarn of this weight before so was … Continue reading A Serendipitous Cowl
An exciting little present arrived this week. Last week I discovered that I had won a copy of The Colette Guide to Sewing Knits thanks to Wren Faire, the celebration of the new Wren Dress by Colette. I had seen a few of them popping up all over the internet and one caught my eye … Continue reading Wren Faire Winner!
This year I am taking part in #bpsewvember over on Instagram. It is organised by the lovely Amanda from Bimble and Pimble. Basically, there is a list of topics, one per day for the whole of November, that was announced on the Bimble and Pimble instagram feed: Each day the topic is explained a little … Continue reading #bpsewvember
Sorry for the late post in my monthly Pinterest Roundup series. I probably sound a bit like a broken record at the moment but everything really is very busy at the moment. Decorating is well under way at the new house and I am now half way through my placement so my work will also … Continue reading Pinterest Inspiration: October
So, you might remember last week I mentioned I couldn't really reveal too much of what I am working on at the moment as it is all for presents. Well, the first gift has been received (Happy Birthday for last week Mum) and so now I can reveal what it was. My mum wanted a … Continue reading Phone Cosy (aka Secret WIP reveal #1)