foraged fabric · refashion · self-drafted · Thrifting

What a difference a dye makes!

Let us consider the evidence.  A prim tablecloth reincarnated as a circle skirt:   Kinda cool as she may look above I have mentioned before  how she just didn’t work for me.  The poor unloved circular creature was consigned to the airing cupboard where she lay crumpled for many a month.  There was a brief… Continue reading What a difference a dye makes!

free pattern · knitting · knitting pattern

The Cruel Sea Cowl – free pattern

Inspired by World War II Submariners’ Sweaters I have created my Cruel Sea Cowl. This is a 2 by 2 rib knitted in the round on 60 cm, 5 mm circular needles.  I used 100g of Aran weight Toft Alpaca in Oatmeal.  It is designed to be close fitting so you will need to use an… Continue reading The Cruel Sea Cowl – free pattern