I decided I would sew up my sweater. I finished it over a month ago, and left it there in my Booths bag, waiting in anticipation at being finished and worn. But, for some reason I did not feel compelled to finish it, no real reason, well, maybe a bit of laziness was to blame,... Continue Reading →
It has been a very busy week, not only with the pup but I had to go to the dentist in the next village and the heart and chest hospital for tests on my heart which was an hour drive each way (not that I mind I enjoy driving). I have managed to get some... Continue Reading →
I actually managed to get some knitting done yesterday. I say some, and that could sound like a lot, but it was part of the sleeve for my sweater, and when I say part, I actually mean 5 rows of 50 stitches. Yes, that was indeed it. Mazikeen was having a sleep, Harper was watching... Continue Reading →
I cannot believe it is Friday already, the week seems to have flown by, and I feel I have abandoned you all by my lack of updates. My sweater is coming on well and I have nearly finished the back, but due to the instructions, I have had to have moments of contemplation to make... Continue Reading →
So we survived the backlash of Hurricane Ofelia which being honest for us up North (53.6°) it was just another day of autumn, although with all the Sahara sand in the air, mixed with the smoke and fire dust from Portugal made for interesting skies. It was as if the world was coming to an... Continue Reading →
Since the passing of Lilu, I have not been in the mood to knit, so in effect, since my last knitting post update on this sweater, I had not done a single stitch. The last few days I decided to delve back into it, and not before time. The nights are drawing in and the... Continue Reading →
I thought I would post an update on the chunky sweater I am making myself. I had to get a 120cm 8mm circular needle as the straight needles I have are just not long enough. This is where I am with the front so far.
I love gothic/Victorian clothing, I always have, and luckily enough, they seem to suit me. However, there is one sweater that I would love to make myself, and it is this one modelled by Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler in Penny Dreadful season two. I love the simplicity of it, the colour and the detail of... Continue Reading →