It’s no shock to all my friends that I love my hat – the one I made a few months ago (and wrote up on my old blog – but forgot to copy over to this new site…….. until this morning!!!!! Queue 2 posts pretty close together…..) I decided the pink one needed one… Read More The V Stitch kids hat and cowl
I know – hard to believe it! I made something for me for once. Jolly old England has been mighty chilly this week. We had a small (and I mean small) dusting of snow, which completely caught us unaware. So the wood burner was lit! The blue one even built a snowman (yes – that… Read More A New Hat for Me
So if you’ve been following my blog you’ve seen some of my trials with the Russian Hat – and then my eureka moment yesterday. I’m very lucky to have shared this journey with Louise – on the other side of the world in Melbourne! The post yesterday showed an unfinished hat – modelled by a… Read More The Russian Crocheted Panama Hat (in English!)
It seems all I’m doing lately is playing around with hats and brims, but I’m so excited to share with you this version of the brim (and it looks exactly like the ones in those photos!). So excited in fact I couldn’t wait for my model to get back from school – so here it… Read More I think I’ve cracked it – that hat and the brim! (Russian Cloche/ Panama)
It seems all I’ve been doing lately is playing with lovely mercerised cotton – specifically the Yarnart Begona – which I have to say is amazing to work with! After that hat, and then the other hat, I decided to play with the brim yet again. In the original wonderful pictures of the hats, and… Read More Yet another hat……
A couple of weeks ago I made ‘that hat’ – you know the one, the wonderful facebook pictures of the little girl wearing wondering summer hats, very intricate and covered in beautiful flowers and beads. You can see how I did it here with the help of Louise’s post. Then I decided to try the other one,… Read More The 'Other Hat'