Originally I was going to do a Me Made May post each week, but as you can see, that hasn't happened! So this will be one big roundup for weeks two and three: Day 8: This day was really warm, so I wore a pair of Safiya shorts I batch sewed last month (along with… Continue reading Me Made May: Weeks 2 & 3
I'm really bad at blogging about my knitting projects, and there are lots of socks I've made over the last few months that I've never posted about... until now! Fair warning, this post will be really boring if you aren't interested in sock knitting! I'm partly writing it as a record for myself. I've revised… Continue reading Vanilla sock round up
I didn't have enough handmade clothes to participate in Me Made May last year, but this year I do! I've been looking forward to Me Made May for months, so even though I'm stuck at home I'm still doing it regardless. My pledge is: To wear at least one me-made item every day for the… Continue reading Week no.1 of Me Made May!
Confession time: these are actually all presents I made last Christmas! Yes, this is how slow I am at writing blog posts... Anyway, I wrote it eventually, and I thought I may as well share it, even if it is several months late (hence the vague, non-seasonally-specific title). I love giving people handmade Christmas presents;… Continue reading Handmade presents
Back in the summer, I went to Copenhagen and did a mini yarn haul. My favourite purchase was a skein of incredibly soft 4ply Baby Alpaca yarn in a moss green, heathered with some purple here and there. I spent ages trawling Ravelry for the perfect cowl/scarf/snood pattern, but most of them needed slightly more… Continue reading ‘Pretty Thing’ cowl by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
Wow, that title is a bit of a mouthful... A couple of my recent makes combined to make the perfect autumnal Dress Like a Crayon outfit: The dress is a hack of the French Navy Stellan tee, a free pattern for a loose fitting T shirt. To turn it into a dress I literally just… Continue reading Dressing like a crayon: Stellan tee dress hack and Salut Cheri beret
About a month ago I went to stay with family in Oswestry, and whilst I was there I partook in several yarn themed activities. Day One: Firstly, I went to Ewe and Ply, a small and lovely yarn shop. The staff were so friendly, and they even gave me a goodie bag on my way… Continue reading Natural dyeing and yarn shopping in Oswestry