Knitting with Made + Worn

A few weeks ago I was invited to a knitting evening hosted by Offset Warehouse. As well as selling sustainable fabrics (well as sustainable as they can be – it includes a lot of deadstock and organic fabrics), they run events promoting eco fashion etc. This was their first foray into the knitting world, showcasing […]

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Monthly roundup #10

It’s almost Christmaaaaaaas!!! And I’ve been off sick this past week. (This post was supposed to go out on Wednesday but I just couldn’t make it!). I’m kind of on the mend (and kind of can’t afford to take anymore time off work) so I’ll be back to normal come Monday! But whilst everyone is […]

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On hacking knitting patterns…

I keep trying to knit jumpers and I’ve been disappointed with every one I’ve made so far! My latest one is a hacked version of the Freedom sweater which is a Wool and the Gang pattern (see my original one here) that I altered quite a bit. I used their chunky Heal the Wool yarn […]

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The Freedom jumper!

Guys! I finished a knitting project in just a couple of weeks!! Yeah, I’m just as gobsmacked as you are right now… 🤣 Knitting has never really been my forte. It always seems to take forever for me to complete anything – check out the cardigan I made last year which took 8 months! It […]

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A DIY round raffia box bag

These round straw/raffia box bags have been floating around since last summer and are still going strong! I was never that bothered about getting one but I was finally swayed by Instagram that it would be a great idea! (Thanks Zeena for the inspo! By the way, if you don’t follow her already on Instagram you […]

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A little crochet project!

I took a crochet basket making class at my local yarn shop a few weeks ago. It was a lot of fun, if a bit basic but it was a great place to develop some ideas! One of which was making little crochet flowerpot covers! Now I am probably the most un-green fingered person you […]

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I knitted a cardigan!

OMG. I finished it! I started this cardigan last April and it’s taken me this long to finish it. I took advantage of my week off work over the Christmas period to get my head down and get knitting! This is the Wool and the Gang Vivienne cardigan which I bought as a kit (pattern […]

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A change of pace with a crochet project!

Sewing lends itself well to other crafty hobbies and knitting and crocheting is one I’ve picked up on the way. Keeps the hands busy in between sewing projects! Most recently I undertook making a few gifts for some friends who are about to have their first babies (exciting times)!  My speciality has always been crocheting […]

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