Earlier in the year…

….I knitted Bella by  Lene Holme Samsøe, from her book Essentially Feminine Knits -25 Must have Chic Designs. The original pattern calls for Hjertegarn Alpaca Silk but I made a substitution for something I had in my stash. The yarn I used, is Shilasdair Luxury 4ply Highland Inspirations. A cashmere, baby camel, angora and merino blend.Continue reading “Earlier in the year…”

Hathor Pattern

Finally I have finished the Hathor pattern and it is now listed here and on Ravelry for sale.  I know it has taken some time for me to put it together but I hope all the wait was worth it. I have added an option for long sleeves which makes Hathor a more versatile pattern. Continue reading “Hathor Pattern”

Hathor

Hathor is an Ancient Egyptian goddess who personified the principles of joy, feminine love, and motherhood. She was one of the most important and popular deities throughout the history of Ancient Egypt and was often depicted wearing a Menet necklace. I think that perhaps because of this I thought it only right to call theContinue reading “Hathor”

Change is good

or so I keep telling myself. Change is one of the certainties of life. Someone once said “There have been some minor changes and a little tweaking of the project” I’m pretty sure they weren’t talking about knitting but still… if the cap fits. I started out with the intention of having this project moreContinue reading “Change is good”