October 25, 2017

Before I had children I was a Costume Textile Artist on Feature Films. My job was to print, paint, foil, dye, felt or create fabrics.

Foiling was one of my favourite tricks. It gives a great effect but its fairly quick and easy to do. 

I'll be writing more about my Costu...

October 18, 2017

Today is when we address the little confusing bits. While I try not to have these in a pattern I write, invariably you may not understand what I meant by a particular description or abbreviation. It doesn't mean anyone is to blame for this, we all see the world differe...

October 11, 2017

If you haven't already tried the Spice version of my Vanilla & Spice Mitts pattern, I'm hoping this post will give you the confidence to give it a go.

Crossed Stitches are the only difference between the Vanilla and the Spiced Mitt patterns. Its actually a 1 over 1 cabl...

October 2, 2017

If you have read the schedule you would realise today's blog post was supposed to be about Mitt Knitting Q & A. But after one of my lovely Mitt-A-Long pointed out, that she wanted to see a video of a thumb being worked I realised I should do this sooner rather than lat...

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