Silent night socks

My past couple of knits have been garments were I had to follow a pattern/use new techniques so I wanted to get back to basics and knit something simpler. I chose a pair of socks for my eldest daughter, a plain vanilla sock with a heel flap and gusset as she has a high instep … More Silent night socks

Elevenses Cardigan

Such a cute cardigan I knit it twice! I knit the grey cardigan during the summer as a present for my new little nephew. Baby N has older brothers and a sister so he is not short of hand me downs. I wanted to make something a little bit different so fell in love with … More Elevenses Cardigan

Looking back at 2019

A short post to wish you all a Happy New Year! 2019 was a year in which I crafted 20 makes, 17 were gifts and 3 I made for myself. I haven’t posted about all of the items but hopefully I’ll catch up over the next couple of weeks. Jean

Fabel Sweater

Back in September I decided that I wanted to knit my niece a jumper for her 3rd birthday. It’s turned into a bit of a tradition for me to knit her something each year as a gift and while she’s still small I’m happy to continue. I saw a gorgeous jumper on Instagram and thought … More Fabel Sweater

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