The shawl is now complete and all blocked. It’s turned out a good size at 78 inches along the long side. The pattern is from Gosyo a Japanese website. They have quite a lot of knit and crochet patterns on there. Stacey got to wear a T-shirt because it showed up the pattern better. The… Continue reading Lilac shawl and other things
Well, the scarf that I made is all complete and up for sale. I like the extra little bit of fulling I gave it. It’s helped make it a lovely, soft scarf and makes it feel a little like those thin lambs wool scarves you can buy in the shops that are fulled fully. I… Continue reading Spring greens
I’ve taken the pictures of the “scarf” and it looks fine. Nice and cheery and would brighten up any outfit. But this could easily work as a narrow table runner too. It’s 8 inches wide and 54 inches long. So, it works as a short scarf, although I had not intended for it to be… Continue reading Is it a scarf, or a table runner?
Off the loom, washed, dried and hemmed too. Although pictures of FO are coming tomorrow. I was commenting earlier to someone, how I am still amazed at how woven fabric changes after it’s washed and dried; the fulling part. When weaving, you aim for a certain setting in most cases, as in number picks per… Continue reading One scarf done
Plenty of eggs and all close to end of their shelf life. So, what do you do? Make cake of course. Plus a plate of scrambled egg on toast. 😀 One, deliciously moreish Lemon Drizzle Cake. I didn’t quite have sufficient lemon juice, so I added some Citron which we brought back from France. As… Continue reading When life gives you…