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A Christening robe for Kit

We have booked St John’s, and the church hall, and I have committed to making a Christening robe for my dear little grandson.

When his brother Ted was Christened his other Grandma (Faye) offered the Christening robe worn by her son Shane, my son-in-law, when he was born in 1986. 486 more words

WIP (work In Progress)

Fun in size 50

Having fun with new size 50 needles! Here is the beginning of a scarf with mega bulky yarn from Bernat. Needles are by Knitter’s Pride.


WIP Wednesday: Rainbow

The rainbow is back! I’m making another pair of the entrelac gloves.

I played a bit of XCOM but most of my free time has been on Lego Pirates of the Carribean. 48 more words


Matisse printing experiments

After the marvellous Matisse exhibition I was keen to do something interesting. Here is one of the post cards I bought, showing Matisse using cut outs of sea-weed or coral type structures along with blue pomegranates, the mermaid and the parakeet (which looks more like a budgie to me). 451 more words

Fabric Printing

WIP Wednesday: Escargot

I didn’t think I’d gotten all that far with the hat … until I loaded the picture. I’m actually pretty happy with the progress. I’ve already started the decreases so I should have this one finished really soon, which is good since I have more comissions lined up. 175 more words


Everyone can wear white, right?

In addressing my winter wardrobe needs I decided I would make up  Vogue 2031 Geoffrey Beene’s fitted 1988 “Career” dress, probably in a grey woolen fabric. 657 more words

Colour Analysis

WIP Wednesday: Spiral Hat

I’m almost done with the contrast color so my knitting bag will be lighter. This has been fun and interesting to see come together up to this point. 165 more words