Lace top

28 Oct

Been working on this off and on for a while. Finally finished it!P1130426

Elf Hat

10 Nov

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Elf hat made for a friend of mine who’s a storyteller. To go with last year’s pixie boots! This pattern is by Kirstie McLeod, and I got it off Ravelry. Aran wool, knitted on 5mm needles in the round.

Evenweave band sampler

8 Sep

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Evenweave band sampler created for this years Tapestry of Life retreat at Lee Abbey in North Devon.

Year Sampler

5 Jun

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Just realised I never posted my finished ‘year-long’ project for last year. Each square represents a week, and I used a combination of techniques. Goldwork, Hardanger, blackwork, stumpwork, needlelace, drawn thread work, beadwork, embellished photography, Bargello, Assisi work, cross-stitch…. etc etc. Mostly my designs, with a couple of motifs from cross-stitch books.

Butterfly prayer shawl

5 Jun

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Another prayer shawl made for a friend of mine. Double-knitting wool, size 5mm needles. It reminds me of a butterfly, for some reason.

 

I started this in February, but what with a new house and a new job, life suddenly got busy 🙂

Week 50: 11th December – 17th December 2013

19 Dec

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More presents -a pair of elf boots. Really simple pattern, knitted in chunky wool on 5mm needles. Slip stitch mosaic pattern which makes them nice and warm. Turned up toe is produced by whip stitching the seam and pulling tight. These are for women’s size 5-7, and started off with 43 stitches. They took about 4 evenings (7-9), but I am not the world’s fastest knitter.

You can find the free pattern here : http://www.knitting-warehouse.com/…/ssc_elf_slippers.pdf

Week 49: 5th December – 11th December 2013

19 Dec

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Fingerless mittens made for a friend. Double knit wool, on 3.75mm needles, knitted in the round. Very simple and easy.