Beaded cami

It’s not really so beaded now. Maybe if I come across some beautiful ones, I’ll add them. Pattern: Beaded Cami by Black Dog Designs Yarn: Patons Grace Needes: Size 6 circulars; F crochet hook for straps My cami has finally finished blocking. About a day and a half, which felt like ages because I was … Continue reading Beaded cami


Today is the hottest we’ve seen this year in Toronto. If I were brave, I’d take the train down to the beach to show off my latest finished knit, but I think i got enough sun(burn) yesterday during a long hike(also, I’m pretty content with my air conditioning). The pattern for this is Lelah, by … Continue reading Lelah

Hemming is painful

I’ve just finished my first turned hem, with the pattern Lelah. Not really the most fun experience, but I’m really happy with the result. I used a whip stitch to seam the live stitches with a row of purl bumps. Because it’s sewn through the back of the stitches, the hem is nearly invisible on … Continue reading Hemming is painful

Summer Knitting

I recently loaded up on cotton yarn in anticipation of the warm weather coming. I’ve already finished one project and have a few more planned. The first is the Saturday Market Bag from Magknits. I used some great alterations from disdressed for a two strap bag instead of one, because it seemed sturdier to me … Continue reading Summer Knitting