Insulate! Hat

Today I am sharing the last hat that I knit, which is the Insulate! hat by Amy Van Der Laar. This hat choice came about as I wanted to knit something that covered these bases: 1- suitable for the 2 yarns I had chosen 2 – it’s a colourwork pattern 3 – it’s a quick … More Insulate! Hat

Diamond Hat

Today I’m sharing the second of the hats I knit over the summer. For this hat I wanted to practice colourwork as I had the perfect hat pattern and wool combo for a future project. The hat had to be a simple but an effective pattern so I found a free pattern for the Diamond … More Diamond Hat

One hour basket

I recently made this basket to give to my sister for her birthday. She’s got into crochet (after years of me trying to get her “hooked”) and has been making beautiful little baby blankets for friends. I thought a little project basket would be ideal and had in my head what I would make but … More One hour basket

Christmas Socks

Back towards the end of 2018 I decided that I wanted to knit up some socks for Christmas. I managed to get hold of some of Stranded Dyeworks Christmas colourway – Naughty List in MCN (merino cashmere nylon 80/10/10) which is so silky soft. The plan was that this would be background project that I … More Christmas Socks

Faye hat

Hey everyone. How are you, I hope you had a lovely Christmas? We’re at that awkward stage after Christmas and before New Year’s Day where nobody knows what day it is exactly. We’ve eaten our body weight in cheese and crackers, played board games and built Lego sets. Yesterday I took the girls out for … More Faye hat

Antler toque

We are well into December now and hopefully you have finished all your gift knitting. I have 1 item to finish but thought that I’d like to make a hat for myself. At the start of December I paid a visit to my local yarn store and saw some gorgeous new yarn by Drops. Image … More Antler toque

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