Tag Archives: felting

Bike chain key rings

My dear husband needed a new bike chain the other day. I’m not sure why, but he’s now on the 3rd since we bought our current bikes in the mid 90s while I am still on the first. Must be … Continue reading

Posted in everything else, sewing, wine | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The big reveal – Kelmscott and slippers

Arne & Carlos felted slippers It took two one-hour, gentle washes at 40ᵒC to get these slippers to felt the right amount.  Now they are thicker and a good fit, but I wish they were a little thicker still.  I … Continue reading

Posted in knitting | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

All over bar the crochet

All the knitting is done on this Kelmscott cardigan now, and the last two pieces are being blocked – there wasn’t room on my blocking mats to do all six at once.  At this time of year it’s taking a … Continue reading

Posted in knitting | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sanquhar slippers

I’m making plans for the Arne and Carlos felted slippers that are going to be my next knitting project. A rummage through my yarn stash produced some suitable 100% wool aran weight yarn, as I expected it would. Some of … Continue reading

Posted in everything else, jewellery, knitting | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Keyrings and couple of gadget cases

What to do with washers? For a DIY project – I won’t bore you with that – we had to buy 50 each of two types of washers from Screwfix when we only needed four of each. They’re stainless steel … Continue reading

Posted in everything else, knitting, leatherwork, wine | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments