Month: December 2015
I’m so excited about the first one of these mittens came out. I decided to modify the End of May mittens (I’ve made them before) to be a repeat of the diamond pattern meant for the undersides. And I thought using the new speckled Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in the Holi Festival colorway would be that…
I really love the way this version of Tin Can Knits Clayoquot hat came out–and I intend to gift it to my sister in law for my nephew. It’s knit up using Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (superb for kids because you can throw it in the washing machine and its a pretty durable yarn) in whiskers…
Isn’t it a beaut? I can’t decide though if this Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in the whiskers colorway is distracting to the stitch itself because of the slight variations in color. What do you think? It’s meant to be the Quilted Lattice Cowl when I’m through with it.
Nothing screams holidays like extra dirty martinis in vintage mid century glasses and fair isle snowflake motifs in red and white. This hat ended up being an amazing stocking cap gifted before I could get finished snaps. It only took two evenings to knit, so I’m definitely starting another one this evening. Happy merry.
Sean and I are sending out hand drawn Christmas cards to our friends this year. This set of Pendleton stockings will be scanned and printed on card stock. Final result pictures forthcoming. Merry, merry.
I splurged and got some of those incredible Madelinetosh speckled skeins, in the tosh vintage. This is from left to right “Filtered Light” and “Holi Festival”. I know the knitting community is abuzz about these colorways, but I have seen few finished products on ravelry in the vintage version–but definitely plenty in the tosh lite.…
stockings | complete.
Homemade, with Pendleton wool remnants. I started working on this project and my mum finished it for me. Basically, she did almost everything–I cut out the patterns. Mostly because Pendleton wool remnants are quite hard yet for me to sew, what with my limited skills. I am so pleased with the way they came out;…