It’s Mistake Week!

Lately I’ve been beavering away on a Tatiana Pullover by Marlaina Bird from Interweave Crochet W2009.  I thought all was going smoothly until I laid it out to admire from a distance – I’m glad I did because one underarm is higher than the other: Does your cat like to walk on your projects too?! […]

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~three(!) new projects~

Although most of my posts have been sewing related lately, I actually have been doing a little knitting in between, and I have three new projects to report!  Now is not the appropriate time to count the number of projects that I have to complete – this post is all about startitis starting some exciting new ones. First up – Marlene […]

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~cosy toes~

Last winter I made these cute little slippers, and I’ve just brought them out for another season to keep my toes cosy on our wooden floorboards!  I absolutely love them and will be making some more this winter in other colours. I crocheted this pair in tan Patons Jet and ivory Cleckheaton Cocoon.  I thought I’d have enough Jet in […]

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~interweave crochet, winter 2009~

Recently I purchased a copy of Interweave Crochet (W09) for the first time.  I’ve often scanned it at the counter in my LYS but have never actually bought one, because there wasn’t anything I immediately wanted to knit (that’s my magazine buying criteria!) But this time there were 2 neat little jumpers vying for my […]

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~crochet sunhat~

The other day at the beach I got the chance to try out my new crochet sunhat! We drove north of Auckland for half an hour to Orewa Beach – a magnificent long white sandy beach on the east coast that is safe for swimming. In the photo I am looking towards the tip of […]

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