Knitting projects

A long time coming…

Phew, what a year 2015 was! The months seemed to rush by with no sign of slowing down. For me, last year was jam-packed with family, friends, sewing, knitting, cooking, holidays, school, markets and keeping shops stocked. It was a lot of fun, but super busy. When 2016 arrived, I made one "resolution" of sorts, and that… Continue reading A long time coming…

Knitting projects

Knit one, purl one…

I love knitting. I love the relaxing nature of the knitting process, I love the amazing range of patterns that are available, I love the incredible wool, alpaca and other fibres available, the colours, well, everything really!  Ok, maybe not un-ravelling... I also love that it's a craft that has been around for quite a while… Continue reading Knit one, purl one…

handmade children's clothing and accessories

A vintage summer

It's not quite summer yet, but the weather is warming up and the plants are looking thirsty.  The bright sunshine calls for vibrant colours and I love these vintage cotton fabrics for that reason.  I've made some simple skirts and hairbands from my stash of vintage treasures. Headbands are great in summer for keeping hair… Continue reading A vintage summer