The Cherry Cocktail Blouse // Alice Hammer

The upside of lockdown means plenty of time to knit! I’m not the quickest knitter and can take years to finish a knitting project – I tend to get a bit bored so I don’t knit very consistently. In fact I’ve still got a project from 2018 on needles… This knitting project was only started […]

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Is this love? A knitted sweater from WATG

My knitting rate is shockingly poor. I’ve had this sweater on needles for the best part of a year only just round to finishing it over the Christmas break! I got the Is This Love sweater kit from Wool and the Gang sooooooo long ago (it was on sale at the time and I couldn’t […]

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A crocheted raffia sunhat // Wool and the Gang

I was recently sent a copy of the first Wool and the Gang book called Raffia Crochet. Unsurprisingly it’s full of raffia crochet projects! If you’ve seen any of their stuff before, you’ll know just how stylish their stuff is. Maybe it’s all branding and great photography but I’m always a sucker for their kits! […]

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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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