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

Midweek waffle 

I’m a day late which is down to me doing a bit of Christmas shopping last night. How are your Christmas plans coming on? Here’s a little round up of my week.  Watching: The Strictly Come Dancing final was on Saturday night and my girls were quite excited about it this year.  Every Saturday night … More Midweek waffle 

Midweek waffle 

Another week has gone by and here’s a round up of what I’ve been up to. Crafting: I’m still knitting these socks but am almost at the heel. Is it just me,  I find it takes forever to knit from the cuff to the heel then after that the foot speeds along.  Shopping: Last Friday … More Midweek waffle