Archive | July, 2010

Bye For Now

23 Jul

Off on holidays tomorrow and will be offline for a few weeks, till later! 😀

And this is where I’m off to:

Sunkissed Shawl Published on Knit Picks

22 Jul

I’m delighted to have my third pattern published on Knit Picks as part of their Independent Designer Program! 😀

Pattern can be found here and more details are available here.

Eastbourne – A Summer Hat

22 Jul

Eastbourne is a slouchy, airy summer hat, ideal to protect your head in the sun, while letting some air through. I designed it for me, to have a hat to wear on the beach during my holidays in Eastbourne (UK), hence the name.

Difficulty
Intermediate

Yarn
125(145)m/137(158)yards of 10-ply cotton yarn (aran or worsted)


Notions

Needles
4.0mm/US6 circular needle or DPNs or size needle needed to obtain gauge

Accessories
5 stitch markers
1 darning needle


Necessary Skills

Knitting in the round, Kfb, slipped stitches

Gauge
16 sts x 24 rows / 10 cm – 4” in 1×1 ribbing (in the rd)

Sizes
Women S/M (50-56cm/19.7-22”) – L (58-65cm/22.8-25.5”)
Size S/M will fit most women


Pattern costs: $3.00

You can see other versions on Ravelry here:

Happy Birthday to My Sweet Boy!

22 Jul

Today, my son Connor is turning 5, it’s been a happy 5 years! ❤

Happy birthday Connor!

About an hour after birth

Today, 5-year old!

Meet “Eastbourne”, my New Hat

20 Jul

The pattern is being tested, I will publish it on Friday, so only 3 days to wait. It’s now ready for me to take on the beach in Eastbourne, hence the name!

Summer Hat Finished, Blocking and Being Tested

19 Jul

I just finished my summer hat, wrote the pattern and started recruiting testers. It is now blocking and I can’t wait to publish it! It should be up in about 4 days…

Here it is, blocking

Working on a Summer Hat Pattern

19 Jul

This one will be for me, we are off on holidays by the sea on Saturday and I need a hat to protect my head from the sun on the beach.

It is made with 100% cotton yarn, I’m using Schoeller+Stahl Record 210, I love this blue-green mix!

It is still in progress, I’m about to get started on the crown decreases.

Here’s a little preview…

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