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

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