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Completed Project, Lydia Top, The Uncommon Thread, Everyday Sport

Completed Project: Charlee’s Lydia Crop Tops

This summer I have become slightly obsessed with lace work knits, and with one crop top pattern in particular. The Lydia 2.0 Top by Ivy and Autumn is a low back crop top with beautiful lace detailing at the bottom – which is a modified version of a Hitomi Shida Japanese lace motif.⁠ The perfect summer Read the full article…

The Uncommon Thread, Everyday Sport, Onion Silk Mohair, Ready Set Raglan, Elowen Raglan

Completed Project: Charlee’s Elowen Raglan

I fell in love with the Elowen pattern from the very first time I saw Ready Set Raglan. The cover star of this amazing raglan book, I was immediately captured by the grunge rib aesthetic which reminded me of all those episodes of Buffy I’d marathoned over lockdown. I flicked through the book on one Read the full article…

Completed Project, Charlee, Secret Summer Top, River Mitts, Life In The Long Grass, Fine Sock, 4ply

Two Completed Projects With One Skein – Charlee’s Summer Secret Crop & Rivers Mitts.

I recently completed a degree in Knitwear Design and whilst I have knitted several full garments,  they have only ever been made on a knitting machine, and one of my goals for 2020 was to hand  knit myself something other than a scarf! I decided to start with a pair of mittens, so relatively  early Read the full article…