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

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

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