The shawl is a top-down Faroese with Estonian cat’s paw pattern and a bell ruffle, knitted in Twinkle Lace handdyed by Easyknits.co.uk. It was intended as a summer shawl, given the colourway (Sand Dune), but I find it goes well … Continue reading
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During the Dutch Golden Age, Quirijn van Brekelenkam painted scenes of men spinning. It seems that his compatriot Jacob van Toorenvliet (1640-1719) then painted the next step in the yarn-production process: And I’ve been working diligently on the next step: … Continue reading
It’s the middle of winter and the Norse goddess Idun is dreaming of apple trees in the spring. Perhaps you too need some respite from the great greyness — in which case consider casting on this cowl! Stripes, lace, and … Continue reading
As the end of the year approaches, the exorbitant amount of stash begins to weigh more heavily on my conscience. Having excavated a half-knitted baby Bog Jacket (abandoned due to lack of yarn) I decided to frog it entirely and, … Continue reading