Penguono jacket

I wanted to find a project to use my blue scraps of yarn. When I saw Nappy knitter post on Instagram, i wanted to do the penguono jacket in shades of blues. The pattern is from West Knits and it is very fun to make : alll the part are assembled while knitting so when you bind off the…

Amélie dress

Another Christmas present that was given to me was the kit to knit the Amelie dress from wool and the gang.   The dress is so confortable. It is however a bit see through so I wear it on top a black top and a pair of black jeans. 

Patchwork placemats

With the left over blue fabric to some of the project I had made, I seen two placemats following the instructions in Mollie Makes issue 74.  It was the first time I used the patchwork technique in a project.  The explanation said that the template square should be 13×13 but if I make more placemats,…

Kimono marana

I had this kimono jacket from Kitbyklo on my sewing to do list on Pinterest for quite a long time and last December I finally ordered the pattern and made it. The pattern is beautifully made and explained with 3 options of customisation :  adding piping,  adding frills at the sleeves  adding a belt.  I just…

Embroidered advent calendar 2016 

The French website Artesane had a fun protect in December : make a embroidered advent calendar !  At the end of November, they published the trame of the calendar that was composed of 24hexagons. And then every day in December they published a little motif to fill up one hexagon. I have chosen a blue and white hexagon fabric…

Pom-pom clutch 

I added some pom-poms to the Lil’ hold tight clutch from Wool and the gang.  I really like the woven stitch : it feels so sturdy.  I also had a strap from on old broken bag that I can reuse with it ! 

Vogue dress from the moon 

Together with the Satisfaction coat pattern, I bought the Vogue pattern from Louis Antoinette Paris to make a little dress for the winter.  The fabric is again from Fabworks online.  I had my eyes on the “dark side of the moon”fabric. When their bundle sale on instagram featured this fabric, I got it. The fabric is…

Joli turban

In this week In the wool for love newsletter, a pattern to knit a very cool turban was given ! This is my version. I used a mix of rest of the skin from the mandarine headband and the dark blue wool from the fair island band sweater This is my participation for Les défis du fil

Polar bear 

The last issue of Mollie makes had a interesting pattern to make a knitted polar bear designed by Sincerely Louise. I liked the animal heads she designs as well so making this bear was a good way to discover this designer world !  My bear has two colours as I used only yarn I had left over from…

Satisfaction coat

I have never sewn a coat and it seemed like an impossible project but when I saw the Satisfaction coat by Louis Antoinette Paris, I had to do it ! I love the lose cut and the collar ! I did not do the belt as I prefer the most relax version without belt. The coat is…

Fair isle band sweater

After crocheting the Summer cardigan by Anna Wilkinson, I have knitted a fair isle short sleeve sweater by the same designer.  Compare to the original colours, I have chosen dark navy and mairmaid ! The wrong side of the knitting

Cable knit pillows

We got a new sofa a few months back so I wanted to make some super soft pillows to make it ours. I used a ball of sexy crazy wool for each pillow : one in stonewach blue and one in sherpa blue. I bought the wool during a sale on the Wool and the…