Knitting

Challenge – Knit my own socks!

Sometime early last year I came across a post on Instagram where someone had shared a picture of their newly completed socks using the Winwick Mum sockalong pattern. Now sock knitting had been in the back of my mind for quite a considerable amount of time, although something I had not really researched how to get going. … Continue reading Challenge – Knit my own socks!

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Knitting

Click Clack – My experience as a first time test knitter.

Hey there, So I am back to tell you about my recent experience of being a test knitter for the very talented Jem from Under the Olive tree knits Jem has a really keen eye for detail and has produced some beautiful patterns. I know Jem's main passion is designing Shawls and let me tell you… Continue reading Click Clack – My experience as a first time test knitter.

Dressmaking · sewing

I made a Coco or two….. ok then I made three!!

Until a couple of weeks ago I had only really attempted PDF patterns from U.S Indie pattern houses. I have loved the process of learning to sew with knit fabric and using these patterns again and again, Several are definite firm favourites in my wardrobe. That being said I had not realised how much more I had to learn until I started my first 'printed… Continue reading I made a Coco or two….. ok then I made three!!

crochet · Dressmaking

What an exciting morning…. well for me anyway!

Sewing and Crochet are such big things in my life! I love being a Mummy and a Wife and am so proud of my family, however my crafting gives me a personal sense of achievement .  Whether that is from wearing a garment I have made, which makes me feel good or, the excitement my children have when wearing something I have made them.… Continue reading What an exciting morning…. well for me anyway!