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upscaled legwarmers by the artful acorn

upcycled leg warmers

When you want some knit legwarmers, but don’t want to spend hours and hours knitting, consider upcycling a sweater from a thrift store. A fair isle man’s sweater was (more…)

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logan’s slippers

Having outgrown his slippers my son begged me to make him another pair for Christmas. I knit a basic sock in his favourite green Paton’s Classic Wool with Storm in the Attic’s clever elf toe construction. The cuff design is by Pamela Wynne […]

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have you any yarn?

The bowl I knit from Cat Bordhi’s pattern from “A Second Treasury of Magical Knitting” is complete! It measures 9″ across the opening, and is 6″ deep. The buffalo wool locks did cooperate with lots of careful attention, and an acorn embellishment of a clear crystal bead with a silver tone cap finishes it off beautifully. Now it […]

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moebius kitty bowl

It is gratifying when knitted gifts are appreciated as much as this Moebius kitty bowl. We have two feline companions who take turns nestling into its warm embrace. Juniper, the smaller of the two (above) fits perfectly, while Frodo (below) fills it to overflowing. Perhaps it is time to knit a second bowl (in a larger […]

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