For the past couple of years I’ve been planning to make a Christmas sweater for the boy featuring the main character from his favourite Christmas movie: Die Hard. (Die Hard is totally a Christmas movie btw, it’s set during an office Christmas party!) Anyway, I decided this year was the THE year. I found a… Continue reading The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!
It’s been AGES since I last posted! Life’s been a bit crazy since my boy moved back to the UK. For those of you who don’t know, he’s been living in LA since 2010 so it’ crazy exciting that he’s back!! It’s just all starting to settle down now which means I have more time… Continue reading Baby Hat & Booties
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine commissioned me to make her BFF a baby cardigan who is expecting her little bundle of joy in October. The only pre-requisite is that it had to be some shade of pink! I’ve never been given such artistic freedom for a commissioned project and so I emailed… Continue reading Pink Baby Cardigan!
Tobias Fünke. Everyone’s favourite blue never nude. This was a pretty esoteric project and only those of you who watch Arrested Development will understand why this man is blue and wearing cutoffs!It was my boy’s birthday a few weeks ago and I was struggling to find him a present. The man has everything he wants… Continue reading I just blue Tobias Fünke
Just before I left to see my boy again, I crocheted a shrimp for one of my really good friends. I know it’s a bit random, but so is he! I regularly call him shrimp-related names like ‘Shrimp King’ and ‘Shrimp face’ not because he looks like a shrimp. Actually I can’t remember why I… Continue reading Crocheted Shrimp
©TheYarningDarling 2012 Another knitted Christmas gift! My sister-in-law loves scarves. She also loves purple. So, it made sense to combine the two to make her a scarf! I decided to make her a snood, or infinity scarf, with cables. I wanted to break them up with a rib, but wanted to do something a bit… Continue reading Purple Snood
Hey guys! I know it’s been a while – I’ve been busy like a little bee knitting away in all of my free time making various gifts for people. I did, however, make one gift that wasn’t a Christmas one and so I can blog about it! When I first started knitting, my twin (in… Continue reading Tea Cosy