The Death of a Jumper

There are times when you have to say goodbye to things you’ve loved, created, or treasured.  Sometimes the relationship comes to a natural end; sometimes things take an unexpected turn, so that circumstances initiate change; and sometimes your own feelings change, or you confront the painful truth that maybe it just wasn’t quite right for…

1 jumper, 4 WIPs

Drum roll please…the Brannagh jumper is finished! It’s been a while since I’ve completed a garment within a month.  This was ready to go before the end of August, but I got caught up with things over the bank holiday weekend and didn’t have time to write a post.  You can find out my more…

Project Update: New Season Knits AW15

I love travelling by train, even when it’s just a daily commute, and especially when you live in a city that’s ruled by the underground network.  You get to look out the window, and the natural light usually means that knitting is most definitely possible 🙂 The original plan was to write a little bit…

New Season Knits for AW15: My pick of Rowan 58

By the time you read this I will be starting my very first day as a sewing and knit techie, nervous with excitement and a few worlds away from the relaxed Friday afternoon I had last week.  The route to my fairly LYS, Sharp Works, is through one of my favourite parks, and I picked…

Easter weekend and other stuff

There’s definitely been a sense of newness, or preparing for things to come in my corner of the world over the last few weeks, and I’m looking forward to stuffing them into future posts wherever possible.  I’ll say now that there’s been a change or two that will affect my output of designs, but don’t…