Stitch Tuesday – Silly Toadstool Pattern

I’m getting back to my silly woodland themed patterns. I’ve been hoarding them for over a year! I came up with this toadstool toy for no good reason other than it’s super cute. Since that time I’ve been thinking of what it can be used as. I love when things are useful. If knit with…

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Fashion Friday – Luisa Beccaria fall/winter 2018-19

This is a lovely collection. It’s full of feminine sophistication, though it is a little too sweet. That being said, I would wear any of the pieces in a heartbeat. I love the colour palette, all the ruffles and lace as well as close tailored suits and vests. There is so much inspiration to be…

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Stitch Tuesday – Small Goldfinch Cowl Pattern

This cowl is the inspiration for the name. I bought this colourful braid of superwash Merino a few years ago. The moment I saw it I thought of birds. It sat in my closet for a long time until I finally spun it just after Christmas. I knew that it had to become something special.…

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Fashion Friday – Tabula Rasa Fall 2018 ready-to-wear

Once again Tabula Rasa pulls it out of the hat. I’m completely in love with this collection. Heck! I’m absolutely obsessed! Season after season I find myself inspired. Who knew there are so many ways to make knits look modern and relevant and fresh?! I love all the mesh and fringe. I also really like…

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Fashion Friday – Spring/Summer Colours 2018

I know I know I know… I haven’t been blogging since new year… It was a cycle of I should but I haven’t and so what do I say. I worked myself up to think I’ve lost all my good progress in growing this blog. But somehow people keep liking my posts and sharing them.…

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WIP Wednesday – Hand carding wool

Im learning to hand card! Super excited! I’m live on Twitch, come hang out! http://www.twitch.tv/cheekygarden?sr=a Hand carding is harder than it looks. I’m sure with practice it’ll become easier. Do you have any tips and tricks? Please share in the comments section!

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Hello 2018

Happy New Year readers, crafters, fashion lovers, people in general! It’s been a busy season. Many nights were spent knitting on gifts. I don’t know how I managed to pull it off since I’m not so young anymore and all nighters really take a toll. I finished the cowichan sweater. It was a big hit!…

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