Lanatus: Speedy colourwork that only took a year!

This morning as I was making my to-do list and adding completing this blog post to it, I sidestepped onto instagram and saw that the pattern of my latest completed sweater, the subject of the post, was released exactly a year ago. So, I moved completing this post up my list to mark the anniversary. The pattern is Lanatus from Susan Crawford’s Evolution collection, and I have to say I fell pretty hard for this … More Lanatus: Speedy colourwork that only took a year!

My Advent Tavis: Update

Back at the beginning of December I stated my knitterly intention to spend the Advent period starting and, hopefully, finishing a Tavis Cowl from Susan Crawford‘s latest publication Evolution, using the mini skeins I had dyed myself over the past year as part of my experiments in natural dyeing. So how do you think I did? Did my good intentions get me anywhere? Well, yes they did. It seems a little bit of intentionality can … More My Advent Tavis: Update

An Advent Project: The Tavis Cowl

This is the time of year when, if like me you want to get into a vaguely festive mood by watching knitting related Vlogmas* videos on You Tube, you’ll also see a range of yarny mini-skein advent calendars being opened. Not everyone is doing it this year and interestingly a lot of knitters have DIY advent calendars made up and swapped with friends with particular projects in mind. Ready made calendars can be pricey and … More An Advent Project: The Tavis Cowl