1 jumper, 4 WIPs

Drum roll please…the Brannagh jumper is finished! It’s been a while since I’ve completed a garment within a month.  This was ready to go before the end of August, but I got caught up with things over the bank holiday weekend and didn’t have time to write a post.  You can find out my more…

My May Makes 1: The River sweater (and a little autobiographical note)

Back when I wrote about my March makes, I mentioned (amongst many others), the River sweater by Cecily Glowik McDonald for Quince and Co.  How can I put this? – it’s going really well, and the purple theme continues! I’m enjoying this jumper.  It’s full of plain rows but is progressing far too quickly for…

#WIDN Wednesday / Monochrome inspiration

A quick hello from me this week: the last several days have been busy/eventful, but I’ll have time for longer posts fairly soon, including the Thea Porter exhibition and my latest dressmaking challenge, my first coat! As you might’ve guessed, my enthusiasm for the Irene jumper hasn’t waned one bit.  Here’s the state of play…

Lacy Loveliness

Winter knits have taken on a cabled theme, and now that the days are getting longer my imagination is fired by lace.  My little red cardigan has been put to one side, and the pink one is still waiting for me to sew on the buttons and set in the sleeves.  Here she is, waiting…

Mission Cardigan: Update

Last time I wrote, I promised to let you know how my cardigans were coming along.  Here’s a round-up of the last few months’ projects.  First, the finished objects (FOs for those in the know) towards the end of 2014: I’m really happy with how the Drew cardigan turned out, but I can safely say…