Monday, September 29, 2008

My new craft room

My sister has just moved I stole her room, which means I get more room for all my craft stuff (must try not to increase stash, must try not to increase stash) and it also gave me a chance to go over what I've got and organise it a little bit (and make some room in my own wardrobe)

Here are some photos:

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

WIP Wednesday: scrap blanket

This is going to be a WIP for a long time, as I'm just adding scraps to it every now and then. I haven't decided yet if I want every flower to be in a different yarn or double up on some. I'm imagining the finished project (eventually) as a riot of different coloured flowers.

The pattern is the Cyanne blanket. I'm going to be good and keep weaving in the ends as I go (maybe)!

Monday, September 15, 2008

Ballet Dinosaur

I got asked to make this for a little girl who likes dinosaurs, and pink and I'm really happy with the finished project (especially the tutu, which was some fantastic lace I found at Lincraft).

I modified this dragon pattern to make it more dinosaury and it worked really well!

Sunday, September 07, 2008

A real dish(cloth)

A fellow raveller in the Australian Knitters Group on ravelry was doing a peaches and creme order so I thought I might order some. I ordered a pack of twelve balls and two grab bags which had loads of stuff in. This is made from a partial ball in one of the grab bags and I ended up with just enough to finish it. Yay!

The pattern is the Round Dishcloth and it was pretty easy in the end.

Made with Peaches and Creme in Winterberry.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Hat and Scarf Set

It's one of my nieces birthday soon (her first one in Australia), so what better to celebrate the 'wonderful' weather in Melbourne (they're from the UK) than a beanie and scarf, although they're fairly light ones.

The beanie is the Divine Hat which is a lovely pattern that I've been looking for an excuse to make.

The scarf is the Double Drop Stitch Scarf which was a pretty quick knit and the drop stitches were a bit of fun to do.

Both were made with Aria by Lang Yarns. The beanie would have taken one night and the scarf maybe two or three.

Monday, September 01, 2008

Stitch by Stitch Images - Issue 7

It's the waist that bothers me. The argyle top is kind of nice, but the gathered knitted waist? Not a good spot to add bulk.