Hello! I’ve been feeling pretty inspired this month – there have been lovely opportunities to sit in the sun while working on my projects, which improves everything, really. Also, exciting news, Tropmint will be at the Kirribilli Markets in December! Because of this I've been really concentrating on building up my stock this month, so … Continue reading Month in review: September
Hello! So I may or may not have been absent for quite some time… But let’s not dwell on the past! It’s Spring, the time for forgiveness and new beginnings! I thought I’d re-kick things off with a month in review, so let’s cast our minds back to August… Finished Objects I spent more … Continue reading Month in review: August
I am having a ball experimenting with crochet hexagons! I've got little stacks in my room in different colours that grow and grow every time I have a spare hour to myself. I'm looking forward to when I have enough to be able to sew them together into a rug – soon! My favourite thing is the … Continue reading Birch tree rug
Last week I weaved in the final ends of my stripy cotton crop top! I'm extremely excited about this one – the cotton feels absolutely gorgeous against my skin, the two shades of blue are lovely and yay for stripes! I made the pattern up as I went along (as usual) and didn't take as many … Continue reading A Day in Stripes and Flower Crowns
Last week I received a surprise package from Lynda, my friend and yarn-lover from the south coast! Inside the package was: a card responding to an email I'd sent earlier that week, and which Lynda referred to as her 'snail-mail madness!' 50 grams of beautiful cotton from Steph's Fabric, a store on the south coast – … Continue reading Surprise gift from Lynda!
Hello! This is a quick update on my pattern-writing progress. I'm finally jotting down notes as I crochet along. I've written out patterns as I've created items before, but all those times the notes were just for me. This time I'd like to publish the notes here on the blog as a pattern, and it's … Continue reading Pattern-writing Update
For the last six months or so, we've had a little knitting group at work. We recently expanded to include crochet too. Every Wednesday lunchtime will see us seated in a circle with our needles and hooks and bags of yarn chatting away about our favourite topic: bagging out everyone in our lives who don't quite … Continue reading Knitting Group: blanket project