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Tis the season to get crafty

My first post of 2015! Happy New Year to everyone – bit late but I do have until the end of the month! Mon premier post de 2015! Bonne Année à tous – un peu en retard mais, bon, j’ai jusqu’à la fin du mois! Things have been moving here at la vie en rose… Continue reading Tis the season to get crafty

Blog en français · Knitting / Tricot

1 ball of yarn, so many possibilities …

I know it’s been a while since my last update but I haven’t been slacking, I assure you! In fact, all of these projects come from the same single ball of yarn! Je sais que ça fait longtemps que je n’ai plus fait de mise-à-jour mais ça n’a pas chômé, je vous assure! En fait,… Continue reading 1 ball of yarn, so many possibilities …

Knitting / Tricot

Hogwarts n all – a magical FO

This week’s star finished object is the Ravenclaw bookscarf! Remember the itty bitty scarf that resembled nothing?! Well, here it is finished. Now, I have a confession to make … It was supposed to be done in double knitting and therefore reversible just with the colours inverted on the back … I got to row… Continue reading Hogwarts n all – a magical FO

Knitting / Tricot

And that’s a wrap!

It has to be said, scarves are THE first project for any knitter. You cast on, you knit, maybe you’ll attempt a purl, and then you cast off. If you’re anything like me, you probably end up with more or less stitches than you did at the cast-on and wonder how on earth you could… Continue reading And that’s a wrap!

Crochet · Knitting / Tricot

Brioche stitch …. mmm, brioche …

Today’s post will be dedicated to a crossover of two of my favourite past-times: crafts and food! First up is the brioche stitch scarf I’m currently knitting for Christophe. This deliciously named stitch makes for a very tasty looking scarf, I love the way the varegating wool has come out in diagonal stripes. The brioche… Continue reading Brioche stitch …. mmm, brioche …