Free shipping on UK orders over £40 & International orders over £70 (exclusions apply)

0

Your Cart is Empty

Spinning etc

by ysoldateague May 06, 2008

P5051297.JPG
Yesterday we went to a clothing show and I bought a couple of cute printed dresses. This is one of them, from a Canadian company called Passenger Pigeon. As is probably obvious from the print they make eco-friendly clothing, my dress is made from organic soy and organic cotton. The torso’s a little long, but it will be easy to alter – although when I’ll get around to that is another matter.
P5051300.JPG

Today we hung out, taking photos and Laura taught me how to spin! It’s been a long time since I learnt something that I had no idea how to do so that was interesting, but eventually I got the spindle a little under control.

P5051322.JPG

P5051334.JPG

P5051343.JPG

It’s messy, but it’s definitely yarn.

P5051410.JPG

We also blocked the cardigan I’ve been knitting while I’ve been here and had a little photo shoot. This is basically a re-working of my cloud bolero design into a neater, simpler pattern that will be much more fun to knit. More on that later.

P5051361.JPG

P5051387.JPG

P5051407.JPG

I bought the wonderful vintage pearl buttons on ebay ages ago, I’ve just been waiting for the perfect garment to add them to. I might be a little less precious about the special buttons in my teeny button collection now though, since it’s grown so much.

buttonsorting2.jpg

P5051409.JPG

ysoldateague
ysoldateague



Also in Blog

How does ease affect inclusive size ranges?
How does ease affect inclusive size ranges?

by Laura Chau May 21, 2019 0 Comments

Following on from our post about choosing what size to knit, we wanted to elaborate on what ease means and how it interacts with sweater sizes, especially when it comes to designs with an oversized look.
Read More
Suggested Patterns For Gilliatt – An Apology
Suggested Patterns For Gilliatt – An Apology

by Ysolda Ltd Collaborator May 14, 2019 0 Comments

We would like to offer a post that celebrates inclusive patterns (and those designers) for garments that would easily work with Gilliatt and any similar worsted weight yarn.
Read More
Pay what you can pattern pricing
Pay what you can pattern pricing

by Ysolda Teague May 10, 2019 0 Comments

Pricing patterns has always been one of the hardest parts of designing and I’ve often felt like the “standard” price of knitting patterns is both lower than other similar products (eg. indie sewing patterns) and doesn’t really reflect the amount of work that goes into them. At the same time, it’s totally fair to worry that rising pattern prices will price people out.

 

Read More

Subscribe