So it’s been a bit of a mad rush (because I left it to the last minute, as usual) but I managed to create all but one of the cross-stitched drink sleeves I’d planned as a parting gift for my friends in San Francisco. Hurray! For a lot of them, I had to source patterns online… Continue reading Sleeves for friends
This is another quick and tiny post! I’ve been doing quite a bit of cross stitching lately, and as a result my back has been getting pretty sore. I don’t have great posture in general, but I guess coupling that with my neck always bent to focus on my work has made things a bit… Continue reading Poäng for posture
Having only knitted simple things like scarves and the ABC blocks where the size isn’t all that important, I’ve never bothered to knit a tension swatch before. However, now that I’m planning to knit my first jumper I’ve gone and done it. These swatches are cast on using the long tail method and bound off traditionally. I… Continue reading First swatch
So it’s been quite a while since my last post. It got a bit hectic around Christmas, especially because I got sick and was unable to work on my projects so one of my Christmas presents was given on Boxing Day. Also, my friend, whose Hen’s party I’d been making things for, had her 3… Continue reading Filling in the blanks
When I was a teenager I kept a diary quiet regularly, sometimes even writing in it multiple times a day. That fact has often made me think I’d do just as well in keeping a blog but this will be my third attempt at maintaining one. The other two were things I started as a… Continue reading Why this? Why now?