Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag

Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag | Anita

I'm supposed to be knitting a poncho, but even after much looking around, I didn't find any pattern that I felt suited the two colors that I want to use for this project. Nor was I in the headspace where I could design one by myself. So of course, I ditched this project for the … Continue reading Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag

Yesteryear Yoke

My Yesteryear yoke is now operational! 🙂 I'm so happy that I chose this pattern to replace the destroyed lace in my top, because it complements the top so perfectly. (The pattern is Yesteryear Top by Mimi Alelis.) I crocheted the yoke just as described in the pattern. Well, almost. I did make a few … Continue reading Yesteryear Yoke

Puck’s Tunic Inspired Shawl

Looks like I managed productive bursts of knitting towards the end of my current project, and completed it as a surprise move! I'm as surprised as you are - I certainly expected this post to be an I'm-almost-there one. This shawl is inspired by Puck's Tunic from Susanna IC. I knit the shawl with sections … Continue reading Puck’s Tunic Inspired Shawl

Kashmiri Shawl

Kashmiri Shawl | Anita

My Kashmiri Shawl is now done! The shawl is a pattern from Lana Jois, to which I've made very minimal modifications to better suit the yarn and my preferences.   Ever spent ages trying (and failing) to capture in pictures just how lovely you find your project? I keep thinking the pictures just don't do … Continue reading Kashmiri Shawl

Amherst Cardigan

Amherst Cardigan

I've finished knitting the Amherst Cardigan! Emphasis on the word 'knitting', since the actual finishing - the blocking - still remains to be done. I'll get to that after about six months, since that's probably when I'll finally use the sweater. The ends are woven in, thankfully, since I weave in ends as I go, … Continue reading Amherst Cardigan

Wall Hanging: L&T SAL 2018

My Linen and Threads SAL project is now a wall hanging! I added decorative crochet edgings to the top and bottom of the piece, a dowel at the top, and a fringe at the bottom. The fringe is still wonky, and I'm hoping to find methods to straighten it. If all else fails, I'll just … Continue reading Wall Hanging: L&T SAL 2018

Linen and Threads SAL 2018

Hurrah! I did manage to finish the December section of the Mystery SAL from Linen and Threads. And that means the year-long project is now complete! I'd altered the section to shorten the dress of the human in this section, and I like that it turned out not too bad. I did make a mistake … Continue reading Linen and Threads SAL 2018