Saxifraga is a warm and cosy hat knit in aran weight yarn with a simple geometric motif created in colour work. the hat gradually changes from colour A at the brim to B at the top. This is my newest knit creation and the pattern is available to buy now on Ravelry!! Knit in … Continue reading A new knitting pattern and a giveaway!
So it has been absolutely ages since I last posted here and for that, I apologise. However, from now on I won't be apologising and you can probably expect the posts to get more and more erratic in their timings. I am about to enter the final year of my PhD and things are going to … Continue reading I learned Fairisle!
I was looking back through my old posts to find out when I first started knitting this cowl and it turns out it was way back in April last year!For a long time it was a bit of a love-hate relationship. I hadn't really knitted lace before and was really struggling with the pattern. After … Continue reading Blue Heart
I know a lot of people love to knit socks. It is never something I have had any desire to try before. The thought of spending time creating something beautiful that is going to sit on my feet just bemuses me! However, I am willing to be converted. What is it about sock knitting that … Continue reading Calling all sock knitters…
You may remember some time ago I shared with you the cowl I made my mum for her birthday. Well, I have eventually written up the pattern I created and it is available for you to download and make for yourself for free from Ravelry! How to name a pattern Strangely enough the trickiest … Continue reading Avena Cowl
After my research the other week into knitted egg cosies I was fully prepared to get going on our work Easter project to decorate some eggs along the theme of the type of work we do. For those that don't know I am an agriculture PhD student in an agroecology department of a research … Continue reading Crackin’ Crafters
Happy St David's day for yesterday! St. Patrick's Day is coming up on the 17th of March so now is the perfect time to get making some Ireland inspired goodies! Whether its knitting or crochet I have scoured Pinterest and found some fun makes for you to try, St. Patricks Day - 17th March 2016 … Continue reading Pinterest Inspiration: St. Patrick’s day
Pinterest inspiration is my place to show you what I've been falling in love with recently over on Pinterest. This is one of my favourite place for finding inspiration and I can easily loose a couple of hours pouring through all the beautiful things to make. Valentines I don't like Valentines Day. There, I said … Continue reading Pinterest Inspiration: Valentines