Oct

09

Day 9 – Malabrigo socks

I love the word Malabrigo. And I love the yarn too. A friend bought me a skein of Malabrigo sock yarn as a thank you for fixing her jumper. It’s not a colour I would have chosen but I’m so glad she went for this one as I love it, it looks almost camouflage knitted […]

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Oct

04

The copycat jumper dress

I made this jumper dress after first seeing it on my friend Sarah. She let me borrow her dress (shop bought, from Cos) which I traced a pattern from and remade. The fabric is from The Shuttle in Shipley. I’m not entirely sure what the fabric is – I’m not even 100% sure it’s not […]

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Oct

03

Rowan Lima

The minute I touched this yarn I wanted to take it home with me. I found it in Baa Ram Ewe (possibly the best yarn shop in the world) at one of their yarn tasting nights. It’s 84% baby alpaca and this jumper I made from it is easily the warmest thing I own. The […]

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Oct

02

Ishbel in Fyberspates

Day two of Handmade 365, and it’s a little chilly in Leeds. Not cold enough to wear a scarf without feeling like a tit, but just cold enough to need something. That’s where this little number comes in. The pattern is called Ishbel, by Ysolda Teague. It’s about the most famous shawl/shawlette pattern, with over […]

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Oct

01

Day one of Handmade 365…

…and it’s as good a place as any to start a new blog. Cheers to Rachelle of www.tedandagnes.co.uk for the handmade 365 idea 🙂 I made this pencil skirt out of a stretch woven fabric I got from Fabworks in Dewsbury. Fabworks is pretty great but it’s one of those places you have to go […]

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