Monthly Archives: November 2013

My First Jumper

It’s not all doom and gloom. I finished my first knitted jumper! It’s a (slightly modified)¬†Chuck by Andi Satterlund, knitted using Drops Big Merino yarn. It’s by no means perfect. It came out a lot bigger than I anticipated, and a lot longer too. The yarn may have stretched out during blocking, but all in […]

A Tale of Two Jackets

Sewing outerwear is something I usually enjoy. I love the fabrics, easing sleeves, pressing wool, but it rarely seems to work out. These last two experiences left me in a despondent sewing slump for a couple of months. After throwing away three unfinished jackets¬†earlier this year, I knuckled down and started making the Burda Herringbone […]