Don’t you just love*/hate* it when things that you have painstakingly fashioned for yourself look much better on someone else? No? Yes? Well, when that someone else is the youngest female member of our clan, it’s all good here. No, not that female family member. Although, she does think that fur is for her. Last… Continue reading As well as feathers, my jungle has fur.
with knitting. Like all great love affairs I just didn’t see this one coming. I yearn after yarn, I pine for the perfect pattern, I swoon at the potential of swatches. I spend way too much time photographing the objects of my obsession. Whilst I’d love to get that drape-y lavender hued gorgeousness onto… Continue reading Laughably in love…
There has been much frustration. There has been some colourful language. There have been many cleansing breaths taken in the garden. For this week was the week that I tackled my first bound buttonholes. Attempt Number One. There’s not even enough fabric to draw through the hole. Pretty big fail, but you know, it’s early… Continue reading In a bind with a bound buttonhole
Knitted in the round using Addi 20 cm 3.25 mm circular needles from Wool Stack. You will need approximately 10 grams, 40-50 m of 4 ply/fingering weight yarn. The blue that I used here is Dazzle HT (High Twist) from the Natural Dye Studio Mini Skein Club and the white is remnant yarn of a similar… Continue reading Snow Leopard Lavender Pouch – Brief instructions and knitting chart
Woo Hoo! It’s time for Jungle January 2014 hosted by the Amazing Anne of Pretty Grievances. My first entry for your consideration is (drum roll please)… Style 4844, Size 12, Bust 34, 1974, View 3. View 3 required the use of one of the weirdest pattern pieces I have yet come across, this armhole facing: Which after some… Continue reading My Jungle has Birds and Butterflies