It is my birthday today, so obviously yesterday I just had to finish off Maya so I could wear her today (and please do excuse the awful late-night photography!) And please forgive the awkward long arm selfie. She fits beautifully and I know it's going to be hard not to wear her everyday - as… Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me!
Just look at her! Isn't the stitch pattern beautiful? (Ignore the incredibly old and un-beautiful towel beneath!) I credit the steam blocking that I tried out using the lovely Jayda's YouTube tutorial. I've never done it before and I was nervous because I was scared the yarn might melt - though it's pure cotton so there… Continue reading Trying Out Steam Blocking
I'm getting all ready for summer with this beautiful top designed by Simone Francis which is in Love Crochet magazine's April 2016 issue - still out now in the UK. I'm using Bergère de France Coton Fifty which I had originally intended for another pattern which I got for Christmas but I had difficulties with… Continue reading Introducing [insert_project_name_here]
May I introduce Laced Cream - or the half that is currently made! This is a raglan, top-down cardigan which I started last week which I plan on wearing for a birthday event later in the year to go with a lovely burgundy dress I have. Of course I'm going to wear it at other… Continue reading A New Project and a Gift
I didn't want those of you not on IG to miss out on the above collage! It's a #throwbackthursday of a tranquil little spot I found when I visited the wonderful Savill Gardens in Windsor Great Park 3 years ago. The top one I feel is definitely one of my greatest photographic moments, though I… Continue reading Spring into Throwback Thursday