Paintbox Yarns Zig-Zag Set: pattern review

Like many knitters, I love knitting baby clothes – one of my last projects before I took a break from knitting was a baby cardigan for one of my teachers at school. They’re really quick to make because they’re so small and they’re always adorable! So, when my friend Jessica told me she was expectingContinue reading “Paintbox Yarns Zig-Zag Set: pattern review”

Clara bow-panel sweater: knitting a 1940s jumper for Spring

Last year, Mum surprised me with a book she found in a local charity shop: Knit Vintage by Madeline Weston and Rita Taylor. At only 99p it was an absolute steal: full of lovely 1930s-1950s knitting patterns which fit perfectly into the style of clothing I’m making at the moment! It was hard to pickContinue reading “Clara bow-panel sweater: knitting a 1940s jumper for Spring”

Knitting a 1940s-style cardigan: Debbie Bliss Beryl Cardigan hack

There was a time in my mid-teens where I much more of a knitter than a sewer, which is surprising considering how central sewing has become to my life. Between the ages of about fourteen and seventeen I made: a satchel knitted in such a way that it looked woven, many snoods for myself andContinue reading “Knitting a 1940s-style cardigan: Debbie Bliss Beryl Cardigan hack”