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!!
I’m writing this a bit late as I gifted this two weeks ago but better late than never! I finally finished the cardigan that contained the pattern errata. It took a bit longer than expected as I didn’t have it done in time for the baby shower. At point I was rushing to get… Continue reading Aran Baby Cardigan
It was a work colleague’s birthday last week and I didn’t have any time the weekend before to go shopping to get her anything, I felt so awful! But then I had a complete lightbulb moment – make something! It’s no secret that I love yarn and hoard great amounts of it. I like to… Continue reading Knitted Headband
It was my sister-in-laws sister’s birthday back in February. I was really rubbish and abroad for her birthday…I managed to send a card but then completely forgot to get her a gift when I got back, now she’s having a belated party, uh oh!! I racked my brains for something to get her. She literally… Continue reading Braided Necklace
Having just crocheted and knitted for my personal fun, I’ve been formally asked to make something by someone to give as a gift! As this person is a very close friend, I offered to make it for free. They weren’t having any of it, and so we agreed on cost price. It’s a pretty weird… Continue reading People actually like my things!
©The Yarning Darling 2012 I finally finished the ukulele strap for the boy!! It did take a few months, but only because I wanted to do the finishing touches to it whilst I was visiting him. In terms of the design, it’s a moss/seed stitch with a cable knit running down the middle. Since learning… Continue reading Ukulele Strap
So I’m back from my travels to see my lovely boy!! Had an awesome trip, but as always I’m jetlagged and missing my boy loads 😦 Well, further to my last post, I took my knitting project on the flight (NB saves lots of time to tell security about knitting needles and scissors before they… Continue reading Knitting with jetlag