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Hybrid-ized!

Hybrid-ized!

And it is done! I had to do a fair bit of thinking and research before casting on. First, I needed to see if such a thing was possible at all, ie was there anyone similarly crazy enough to attempt making a giant man-size sweater in fingering weight yarn. A second, and...
So Many Sockses!

So Many Sockses!

Because everything sounds better in Gollum-speak, right? Sockses, pocketses, needleses! Socks I knitted nearly four years ago are now showing definite signs of wear. I’ve written before about how I makes socks tough, so I won’t repeat all that. However,...
Botanical Labours

Botanical Labours

I made another Taffy Blouse. Nothing much to say, it’s a nice little pattern and fits well. Pattern: Taffy Blouse from Colette Sewing Handbook Fabric: Botanical print fine cotton for everything, including self bias bindings. Unlike my previous Taffy with viscose, the...

Colette Dahlia

Well I’m back. A month of travel with a flight every 2.5 days is awful. Makes you hate planes like nothing else. However, there was a bit of this … …and a bit of that … …so I suppose there were compensations! On returning I wanted to make...

Milk Maiden

Done and appreciated! I stalled forever on sewing up half the sleeve seams (the remaining halves were worked in the round). Work, travel and very often both together are my excuses. And also, the prospect of inviting heatstroke by wearing the sweater for the photos!...

Boticelli Tunic

There she goes!   I’m happy with the result, but please, no more fingering weight tunics for a long time. I’ve documented our long journey together since January: my desire for a striking, lightweight woolen dress; shaping and design elements. At our journey’s end, a...