Sunday, August 31

Rainy Sunday - a perfect day for knitting

Rainy Sunday is definitely a perfect time to stay under a warm blanket with a cup of hot tea and do some knitting! These days I am (almost) all about knitting cute baby sweaters! They are great stash busters and quick projects to finish.

This is the baby cardigan I am working on currently - super cute with garter yoke and plain body. It's been a long time since I've worked with 2.5mm needles! Thankfully, the project is super easy and I can watch movies while knitting.

This is a toddler cardigan I have finished few days ago - I forgot how much I love working with fair isle patterns :-) It's another of my stash buster projects, I almost run out of the brown yarn!

This one is one of my favorite! A simple raglan sweater with one button on the back and garter panel on the front.... What I like about raglan sweaters is that they are perfectly symmetrical and you can wear them with the back side in front :-)

Monday, August 4

One lucky girl and her new quilt

Meet the cutest girl ever - my beautiful niece Gaia. The gift was given so I can officially show you the results of several weeks of my work. Needle + thread + plenty of patience (and dozen of audiobooks later) and the patchwork is finished! 

All the work done by hand, without the use of a sewing machine.

And some WIP photos - it was plenty of work, but I have enjoyed every minute of working on this project. The quilt is made of recycled old duvet and pillow covers and assembled using the English paper piecing method.