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Annis in Silk

Annis in Silk

I made another Annis, in worsted weight silk, as a gift. I’ve already used this lace pattern a couple of times before and, with over 7000 projects on Ravelry, it remains a favourite with knitters! The lace section itself is easy, the crescent shape is pretty to...
Chevron Socks

Chevron Socks

Still not tired of knitting socks. I’m planning to  release these as a pattern for sale. The chevron pattern itself is dead simple and found across time and space, but the sock has some nice little features, like a reinforced heel bottom as well as reinforcing...
Side Ruched Top

Side Ruched Top

Here’s the second top I made using the sloper developed from a Craftsy class. I wrote previously what  a great moulage and sloper I derived from it, and my first garment. I used the same four classes: 1. The Bodice Sloper 2. Creative Darts and Seamlines...
Scalloped Tunic

Scalloped Tunic

Here’s the first proper garment, made from my sloper! I used lessons from four Craftsy classes for this one: 1. The Bodice Sloper 2. Creative Darts and Seamlines 3. Creative Necklines 4. Creative Sleeves They are all by the super competent Suzy Furrer, and...
Selbu Modern Beret

Selbu Modern Beret

Quick post for a quick project: I planned this to stashbust leftovers from my Natsumi and Arabella sweaters, and I still have some leftover yarn! What to do? I knit this exactly as written except for adding 10 extra rows (half a repeat) before beginning with...

Breaking the Mould

I’ve been a busy little bee, sewing up a moulage for myself. And it worked! Longtime readers may recall that ages ago, frustrated with sizing in commercial sewing patterns, I had applied the principles of knitting to sewing — draft a Back and do an FBA to...