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Ljós Beanie

Another beanie! But this time, it isn’t for me. Over the Christmas break, some of my family were fortunate enough to spend a week at Thredbo.  Unfortunately for 2.5 days it absolutely teemed with rain, so there was not a lot of outdoor activities going…

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Genoa Tote

As mentioned in this post, Sydney Frocktails was recently held with 70 wonderful sewers getting together for a fabulous night and part of the fun was a massive raft of prizes.

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Simplicity 8013

Well hello there, it’s been awhile hasn’t it? As you can tell, it has been a few months since my last post and a long time since my last sewn garment. Well there is a reason for that but that story is for another time….

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Spin Raglan Jumper

Awhile back a call was put out by a knitter who I follow (and have several patterns from) to be a tester for a jumper she was designing. I decided to give it a go.  I have never tested a knitting pattern before (sewing yes,…

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Cuddle Me Blanket

As I have done for previous colleagues, I like to make something when a baby is on the way. Emma who I work closely with, is expecting her first baby, a girl in September and I thought a little knitted blanket would a nice gift…

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Ornäs Hat

This piece of knitting is my first foray into stranded work and I have to say I am pretty pleased with myself. As I have mentioned in a previous post, I subscribe to a knitting club which is run by the very talented knitter Ysolda Teague….

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Willowbank Shawl

One of the pluses of being an adult is that we can do something just for the hell of it or just for the pleasure of it. And for me this is knitting shawls.  I have absolutely no purpose for these things, but I just…

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