Baby Bohéme Sweater

Today is my darling niece Penny’s 2nd birthday. My gift to her was this colourwork sweater. I wanted to build upon my new knitting skills as eventually I’d like to knit myself a yoked jumper but thought that I best practice by knitting a little jumper first. I first came across this design on Instagram, … More Baby Bohéme Sweater

The Løvsprettlue Hat

I don’t know about you but I’ve taken it upon myself to make some Christmas presents for some family members this year. A month ago I bought some lovely Studio Donegal Soft Donegal thinking that they would make some lovely hats or mittens. The red (shade no:2B 5522) is very much my mother’s colour so … More The Løvsprettlue Hat

Speedy Selbu Mittens

It was one of my crafting resolutions this year was to try and do some colourwork knitting. Some people I follow on YouTube and Instagram had recommended knitting some traditional Norwegian Selbu Mittens, a small colourwork project, as it would teach me how to read knitting charts and the actual techniques required of colourwork. I … More Speedy Selbu Mittens

Crochet Loft Shawl

During the summer holidays I like to start (and finish) a large yarny project as I have time off work that I can dedicate to creating it. This summer I wanted to crochet a shawl using some wool/silk fingering weight yarn from my stash. The 2 greys are from Skein Queen and the yellow is … More Crochet Loft Shawl

Buttercup socks

This is a ‘ta-dah’ post, I finished my Woollinn cast on this afternoon which was super quick for me. I cast on these socks the morning of my visit to the Woollinn, Dublin on the 25th May – so 16 days to complete. I had chosen this beautiful sock yarn from Lay Family Yarns on … More Buttercup socks

Nine Lives Shawlette

I’m going to the Woollinn, Dublin’s Festival of Yarn on Saturday 26th May. Yeo! I’m really excited to go and be part of the press pool – so I’ll be sharing photos and hopefully some little videos on my Instagram Stories. I will be driving down to Dublin myself so fingers crossed it’ll be smooth … More Nine Lives Shawlette