Category Archives: clothes I made
So, the knitting machine was under the bed for fifteen years. A couple of months ago I got it out, cleaned and oiled it. A few weeks ago I checked and sorted my hoard of yarn. On Saturday I had … Continue reading
I didn’t spin the warp myself but I did spin the weft and I am doing a little happy dance.
Happiness isn’t difficult to find, I love my little loom. I am excited to be weaving using my own hand spun yarn, with a few purchased addititions. Warped , I had to do some counting to work out where to … Continue reading
It is exciting – my first woven piece off the sample it loom. I used four strands of fine cotton for the warp and various bits of Rowan yarn from my stash for the weft threads. I learnt loads, quite … Continue reading
I hurt my thumb, can’t draft fibre so no spinning. When in doubt, sew something! The fabric for the blue pinafore was a recent purchase so I am proud that I used it before it got stashed. It is a … Continue reading
I haven’t blogged for ages, been feeling blurrrrh. But I have been doing stuff so I thought I would just show you some pictures
Flushed with success over the first pinafore, I made another. I bought this fabric a long time ago because it was a huge bargain, no idea of the content but it is all natural (I did the burn test). I … Continue reading