With the British Summer Time officially over and winter on its way, the only choice for pudding on a dark night is crumble. Apple and raspberry with mixed spices.
With the clocks going back this weekend and the weird warm autumn weather gone, I spent lots of the week preparing for winter. Winter hat knitted – check. Christmas present ideas learned – check. Christmas shopping (for crafty resources) started – check. And warm wool trousers sewn – check. Continue reading
Here are the instructions to make my Cherry Berry Beret. You will need: Pair of size 5 1/2 mm needles Pair of size 10 mm needles Approx 100g* chunky yarn (I used Colinette point 5 in cherry) Needle
Since re-discovering the joy of knitting I have been carrying my needles and yarn around everywhere. So on Friday, while chatting after work, I whipped out my knitting and carried on making my snood, but instead of loving gazes towards my beautiful cherry yarn I was met with weird looks. Continue reading
My sewing time has been taking up with making a costume for Dress as a Book Character Day at school to mark the end of Reading Week. I’ll have pictures of the final costume tomorrow, but lets just say I am currently trying to attach orange acetate eyes to my glasses and will have purple prickles all over my back… Continue reading
I spent today with my family sorting through some old family possessions, and came home with some exciting finds. Continue reading
I have been participating in Self-Stitched-September last month, but neglecting the photography and documentation. To be honest, September was quite a crazy month and I don’t really remember precisely what I wore everyday, but I promise I did complete the challenge. My official reason for not documenting the challenge is that it is no longer a novelty to wear handmade garments and there were only a few days when I had to remember I was doing the challenge.
So here is the summary of my Self-Stitched September… Continue reading