Knit & Natter – A Vintage Knitting Update

Knit & Natter Vintage Knitting Feature

It seems like it’s all sewing around these parts, but there’s actually quite a bit of knitting going on! All vintage knitting, of course (although only one pattern from the seventies, which is rare for me). At any rate, I thought it was high time I gave you all an update on what’s been coming off my knitting needles lately, as well as what’s currently on them.

Bascially, it’s time for another Knit and Natter!

Keep reading to find out what I’ve added to my knitted vintage wardrobe. Continue reading

Choosing a Winter Jumper

Winter Jumper Feature

It’s Time To Think Cold

As I write this, the sun is shining, the sky is blue, and we will no doubt be hearing the gentle hum of the air conditioner later in the afternoon. It is the height of Summer, when thoughts turn naturally towards trips to the beach, cool drinks and finding the delicate balance between wearing the least amount of clothes possible while still looking decent enough to appear in public.

Unless you’re a knitter, of course.

If you’re a knitter, your thoughts turn towards the cosy jumpers and cardigans you want to wear when it’s icy outside and six pairs of socks aren’t enough. And you know you need to start knitting RIGHT NOW so you’re ready.

And that’s why you find me here, trying to choose my new Winter jumper (or sweater, if you prefer). Read on to see my choices! Continue reading