2020 knitting in review

Aside from all the rest, I will definitely remember 2020 as the year of my knitting revelation. After ages of being intimidated by knitting patterns, everything finally clicked! As a result: 12 cardigans, 7 jumpers and 2 shawls knitted with love over the past twelve months. Favourite patterns: Belladonna, Enchantee and Blossom My most knitted […]

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Cozy winter cardis: Agatha and Belladonna

In Spring 2020, I had what I call a “knitting revelation”: I discovered that I could easily follow a pattern, after years of being terrified by what looked like indecipherable code. And since then, my designer of choice has definitely been Andi Satterlund, creator of Untangling Knots. I had been admiring for years her 50’s […]

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Suspended Leaves: an easy lace shawl for Fall

Since my knitting revelation earlier this year, I have realised that I adore knitting lace – my two Belladonna cardigans (here and here) are probably my proudest makes up to date; although my Blossom shawl (actually my first lace knit of such scale ever) felt also quite an achievement at the time! And in the […]

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Autumn 2020 sewing and knitting plans

After five years of sewing my clothes, I have been recently inclined to better plan my makes, for two main reasons. First, it means my sewing is less compulsive – I realised that sewing on a whim is actually quite stressful to me. Second, I have recently started knitting properly, which opens-up a wide range […]

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