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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No such thing as too much lace: my Belladonna cardi

Now that I have discovered that I can follow a knitting pattern (it only took me three years to gain the confidence), I have been knitting compulsively, with a passion for both cardigans and lace. So I could only fall for Untangling Knots’ latest cardigan pattern Belladonna. For sure there is lace absolutely everywhere in […]

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Enchantée Sweater in Royal Blue

Last knitting article before more sewing I promise! My fourth and last knit of an 8-week lock-down was the Enchantée Sweater by Atelier Emilie in royal blue for my elder daughter – beware that I am due to explore all shades of blue in the near future, as this is her absolute favourite colour! After […]

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My second Blossom cardigan

I promised in my previous article about my white Blossom cardi that I would show you my second Blossom cardigan very shortly – so here it is, in coral pink. My knitting is definitely becoming as repetitive-addictive as my sewing – oh well! This coral Blossom is a twin to its white brother, which I […]

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