Continuing with my knitting journey, I discovered a new site, Yarnpond, a hub for connecting knitting and crochet designers with testers and tech editors. I thought the concept was imaginative and I’m always keen to explore innovative approaches to crafting so I decided to find a project to test on this portal. My chosen piece […]
Hot on the heels of making my Hopeful skirt for Kunbi I decided to take on another test knit and I discovered the Yarnpond site. This is a website that functions as a hub where knitters, crocheters, designers and testers can come together. It’s effectively a database of designs that need testing from which you […]
The Hopeful skirt by Kunbi Ayo-Okanlawon of @handmadebykunbi is the second knitted skirt that she’s launched this year. I decided to test this one as it looked like a nice quick and easy knit. At first, I didn’t really think I needed a knitted skirt in my life, but how wrong was I? It’s a […]
I still question the sanity of a short sleeved woolly sweater, but I made it anyway.
Exploring an old talent can revive your creativity and upgrade your skill level.
I’m entering another photo challenge. No sooner had #braugust2018 come to a close than it was time for #SewPhotohop. It’s organised by Rachel of @houseofpinheiro and seems to be one of the most popular on the sewing IG calendar. I joined in sporadically last September because, as always seems the case I was away for […]