handknitting, Me-Made-May'15

Reversible Lotus Blossom hat

I have knitted a new hat. It is probably a beanie, but I think it’s far too complex to be called a beanie. The hat is the Reversible Lotus Blossom hat from Cat Bordhi’s wonderful book “A Treasury of Magical Knitting”, and it is based on a Möbius strip. Möbius fascinate me and when I discovered […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting

New LBD (long black dress)

A couple of weeks ago I made this long black dress and have worn it so often that the black is beginning to fade from washing. The pattern is the sloper from Pattern Magic, made into an A-line shape. Unfortunately I was about 10cms short and my ankles poke out from underneath, but I’m learning to […]

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