Closing Up Necklines in Knitting

I started knitting this jumper in February, put it down, picked it up again and finished it at the end of August! The pattern is the Astragal Sweater from PomPom Mag Issue 30, and the yarn is retired Sirdar Flirt which I bought secondhand on eBay. I only managed to buy 400g so the sleeves…

#WhyIMake – Knitting Is Good For My Mental Health

Love Crafts have asked craft bloggers to answer the question 'Why Do You Make?' and so I've been thinking about this over the last few weeks and I think I have an answer. I make things to help me with my mental health. I am a naturally very anxious person, I always have been -…

Don’t look a gift Pony in the mouth…

I am so excited to share this post with you this week! It is a product review of some knitting needles which I was SO excited to receive. I spoke before when I knitted this hat that I really wished I had some interchangeable knitting needles. In fact, I think I would have avoided making…

Repairing Pulls in Knitwear

Okay, I've got something a little bit different for you today. It's not *technically* a sewing tool but I think it fits really well with sustainable sewing, slow fashion and generally being an environmentally conscious consumer. I read somewhere recently (think it was Fashion Revolution) that the most sustainable garment in the world is the…