the four-year scarf

the four-year scarf

What’s the longest it has ever taken you to knit a scarf? My record so far is four years and seven months. I started said…

Read Article →
dogwalk show autumn/winter 2012

dogwalk show autumn/winter 2012

It all started when I went to New York last year. I was bowled over every time we went outside by how stylish all the…

Read Article →
knitted helmets

knitted helmets

To round off the weekend,¬†here’s a brief but entertaining diversion for you to enjoy: a pocket-sized collection of knitting patterns for men’s helmets. This magnificent…

Read Article →
coming over all domestic

coming over all domestic

I don’t know what it is about the spring sun, but it’s making me terribly domestically-inclined. Every time it moves a little, so that the…

Read Article →
the wind-up sheep in iceland

the wind-up sheep in iceland

It’s been a shameful length of time since I last posted anything new, for which I offer my most grovelling apologies. Anyone who came looking…

Read Article →
un embarras de choix

un embarras de choix

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’m coming to realise that by far the most exciting and enjoyable part of the process of making…

Read Article →
bootees!

bootees!

My first ever baby knitting! I’m surprised I managed to wait so long before starting something baby-sized, since I’m always coo-ing over tiddly cardigans and…

Read Article →
the armadillo collection

the armadillo collection

Somehow or other, armadilloes became decidedly in vogue this spring – or at least in my house they did. Due to no particular reason, I…

Read Article →
2010: a stitch odyssey

2010: a stitch odyssey

I thought it would be nice to have a little retrospective of the year 2010, to summarise, in pictures, everything I made last year. N.B….

Read Article →
nordic knitting

nordic knitting

For my birthday (a few months ago now), I received a wonderful parcel of Nordic goods from my lovely neighbourhood geologist, aka the volcano enthusiast…

Read Article →