Cot quilt in blue

I have made the little quilt from the book The Liberty book of home sewing. I have not used Liberty fabrics because that would have been too expensive but my local fabric store as a very nice selection of cotton fabrics that are beautiful and affordable. It was fun to pick a selection a 7…

Red rompers

During the Wool and the gang sales last September, I bought the kit to make the round house rompers in coral crush. I know buying these kits from big company is not the most economical way the knit but I just found this garnement so cute that I could not resist. The kit comes with…

Embroidered advent calendar 2018

Since a couple of year, Martine, a French embroidery teacher, offers an advent calendar to embroider via her website and instagram. Usually she publishes the main pattern on her website a couple of days before the start of December and then publishes one motif every day in December on Instagram as well as the explanation…

Tabular sweater

Last spring I knitted the tabular sweater published in Pompom quarterly issue 23. It was the third projects I have made from this issue after the Fluorite socks and the ephemeris wrap. I was buying way to much knitting magazines but not making much, so I decided to stop and bought myself a subscription to…

Million star shawl

Like last year, Rachel from Rachelsaysyepa organised a Knit along : “tricote la comme Rachel”. During this KAL, you could knit any designs that Rachel had already done and get help if you were stuck. I chose to knit the shawl “Million Stars” from NCL knit. I chose colours that remind me of spring. My…

Postmark socks

I have knitted the socks from issue 24 of Pompom mag. Each pattern from this issue is inspired by a stamp and the socks pattern is inspired by a stamps from Danemark. The chart however has a mistake and I ended up with a row of detached dots at the top of the socks instead…

Fluorite socks

My drawer are started to get full of knitted jumpers but I really enjoy knitted : it is a great way for me to relax. So I needed to find interesting projects that would take time but not as many space in my closet than jumpers. That is how I started knitting socks. I watch…

Ephemeris wrap

I have knitted the ephemeris pattern that was published in the Winter issue of Pompom mag. I have chosen a bright orange wool in contrast with a more subtlety sparkled yarn. The pattern is well explained and it was super interesting to knit as some techniques used in it were new to me !

Honeycomb hat 

I have knitted myself a new hat for the winter. I used a pattern from the latest Vogue Knitting magazine. I had starting the project with a beautiful hand dyed wool. However I did not like very much the color patterns produced by the yarn with the cables, it was too busy !  So I…

Men’s gloves 

3 years ago, when my husband was away for work, I had crocheted him a pair of gloves. When he came back and tried the gloves, they were too small. I was quite disappointed and it put me off of doing gloves for quite a long time. However my husband is always teasing me and…

Hexakimono cardi

I have tested a crochet pattern for a kimono. The designer is Maria Valles.  The kimono is composed by 2 hexagones. The construction is quite clever : the folding makes the sleeve and the two pieces are assembled to form the back.  The wool I used is the one recommended by the pattern. It is unspun…

Mini dotted rays 

Last month, I went to the yarn folk festival that was held in Whitehead in Northern Ireland. I wanted to find some yarn to make the dotted ray shawl. There was so many yarn to chose from and I purchase a few skeins.  I made the shawl with a sock yarn from Dye Candy called…