My plants and I are desperate for sun and spring. Are you?
I made all my own cards by hand. Drawings, ramblings, patterns, etc. You can see some of them here (when I actually remember to document them). I hate wasting money on cards and keep packs of recycled brown paper cards on hand. These stamps were in a bargain bin somewhere and I can’t wait toContinue reading “handmade stationary.”
I’m trying to get better at my less than desirable sewing skills. My mum helped me make this basic drawstring knitting project bag, and whilst she did most of the work, just watching her makes me feel more confident that I can make one on my own. I mean, I have made bow ties andContinue reading “project bag.”
My Stasis Pullover sleeves are finished and blocking whilst I work on the body, which is near to the join of the sleeves and finishing the yoke. Daresay this sweater will be done in the next week. I have started a serious obsession with Brooklyn Tweed yarns. Sure, I’ve knit with them before, but I’mContinue reading “stasis sleeves.”
Remember last summer when I tried out solar dyeing? Here are the results (finally, I photographed them). That’s 5 skeins of DK weight super wash merino wool dyed with dried, and then re-hydrated, red chilies. There’s also one skein of sock yarn dyed with black beans. A decent first go around with a fairlyContinue reading “solar dyed.”
Another one of these drips hats like the one I made my sister for Christmas, made for a friend’s birthday. These are so quick; you can easily knit one in an evening. This one is Manos Del Uruguay in pewter and Malabrigo in polar morn. See the pattern here.