Last bit!

I never posted the final pictures of what I made, did I? A lacy neck-warmer for Lady Sybil to wear when being chauffeured around by her beau. Topped off with a flowery brooch and lined with chiffony stuff to give it some body. It was made from Rowan baby bamboo – silky!

The Maine attraction….

Well, I’ve been trailing this for a while and FINALLY my Downton Abbey swap parcel has arrived all the way from Maine. thank you sooo much Libbybrook (you can find her blog here, btw) Want to see what she sent me??? Ooooo a spotty ribbon, good sign. Some very tasty looking Maine blueberry jam…and some…

Drive on…

So, I’ve already mentioned the Downton Abbey Swap I took part in on Ravelry.  Well, my spoilee emailed this weekend to say she has received my little shoebox all the way in Maine.  She said she likes the goodies, phew! Want to see?!!??! Look…. The basic idea was that you were knitting for your partner’s…

A little something – part 1

To a cold wet windy railway station carpark at stupid o’clock in the morning…I’m a happy bunny though becasue I’ve just opened mysewingcircle.com sewing swap!! Look! I got the box above and in it a needlecase and pin cushion – look! i love swaps, you never now what you’re going to get. The theme was…