Hexie play mat

I have made a little play mat for my sister’s new baby. It measures 90x97cm. Most of the fabrics are from the Village Haberdashery appart from some that my dad brought back from Benin. The bias bending was made using some lovely fabric that belong to my grand mother and that I kept for a…

Hexie tree quilt

I made this quilt for my mum for her birthday. The quilt is 106×162 cm. Everything is hand-sewn except for the bias binding – but I did make the bias binding myself.

Hexie pillow cover

I made a colourful pillow cover using lots of different fabrics. The pillow pad I used is 30×40 cm. The cover is slightly smaller so the finished pillow looks very plush.

Pengweeno

2 years ago I made a penguno jacket for myself and it is one of my favourite things I ever knitted (after the wedding blanket). West Knit release the children version and it was fun to make it again. I made the size 1-2 year old for a little boy.

Quilted tea cosy

I made a tea cosy loosely following a pattern I found in the newspaper. There is some really fun knitting tea cosy patterns but I wanted to experiment with quilting. The fabrics for the hexagone are from The village haberdashery The 2 sides are quilted with a different quilting patterns. The quilting make the tea…

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…