Sorry to have been absent for so long but we have been to Canada to visit our daughter and her husband and their new baby, our first grand child. Oliver was born on the second of December but we weren’t able to visit until January. We had an amazing time with them and Oliver is… Continue reading Oliver
Oops I’ve just realised that my happy new year post never materialised so I’m sorry for the lateness but I’d like to wish everyone a very Happy, Healthy and Peaceful 2017. Over the holiday time I’ve been busy finishing an outfit for Oliver.
I decided to get my sewing machine out again the other day, this time to make some trousers for Oliver. I’d bought some jersey fabric which is something I hadn’t sewn with before as I wanted to have a go at using it. The fabric wasn’t as difficult to use as I’d thought it would… Continue reading Trousers for Oliver
ive been going to knit myself a pair of fingerless mitts for almost a year now, I’ve had the wool and the pattern for that long but this last week I finally got my act together and knitted myself a pair. I’m really pleased with the result and they fir perfectly too.
Over the last few weeks I’ve been participating in a stitched ATC swap organised by Ali of Veryberryhandmade whose blog you can find at https://veryberryhandmade.co.uk The theme for this swap was winter and this is what I have sent my swap partner
Having finished my present knitting for now I decided it was time to knit something for myself and after much deliberating I decided on a cardigan. I opted for a neutral colour that will go with lots of things already in my wardrobe. This is what it looks like so far. The colour is much more… Continue reading Cardigan
I’ve finished another Hitch hiker scarf for a friend for Christmas and I’m really pleased with it. I love this colour way, it’s West Yorkshire Spinners 4ply in the colour Wood Pigeon and I think I might have to make myself one in this colour.