Caress My Soul Shawl by Melanie Berg

Knitting for grown-ups

Every automn, our group of knitting friends decides on a knitting pattern for our KAL and if you take a look in the categories or keywords, you should be able to find at least some of the knits from privous years. We agree on a pattern then knit it, each with the yarn and colour […]

13th May 2018

Happy 2018!


With a peek on my very messy sewing area, I wish you a very happy 2018, full of new things and peaceful also. I have hardly share anything of the various sewing, knitting and crafty stuff I’ve done in 2017 and I’m rather sad about it. It’s also very useful for me as a reference […]

31st December 2017

Sewing for grown-ups

Pattern: Lucette wrap top & Erell kimono top – Coudre le Stretch by Marie Poisson Size : 44 and 46 Fabric : white jersey knit and teal jersey knit, both from Tia Knight on eBay To change a little from the recent Anglo-saxon series of sewing patterns, here is the Lucette wrap knit top! When […]

26th July 2017

[knitting] a little update

Knitting for grown-ups

oh dear, this section of my poor blog is completely abandoned! and let’s not talk about my Ravelry project page 🙁 A few years ago, I used to compile lots of information on both this blog and my Ravelry page and it was very useful for me: I knew which size of needles I used […]

6th June 2017

[knitting] Chevron Socks

Knitting for grown-ups

I’m back with a pair of socks, knitted rather quickly, considering my current productivity, because these were part of a test knit. Yes, what was I thinking about, I already had lots of wips and the deadline was pretty close but when I saw the call for testers, I just couldn’t resist 🙂 It’s probably […]

5th December 2016

[sewing] Bra #4

Sewing for grown-ups

No need to look in the archive, I’ve never really shown you any of the previous version, and some of them have been thrown away! The first one came from Merckwaerdigh: I had bought a complete bra kit with all the fabrics and notions and it included a pattern. It was great for a first try […]

28th November 2016

[knitting] WIP Wednesday #10

Knitting for little ones

Today’s WIP is feeling absolutely wrong considering the temperatures outside! We’re having a heatwave in France this week and I’m not really sure I enjoy knitting a wooly jumper right now. Anyway I’d like it to be finished so I can start something else, like this beautiful Polwarth jumper by Ysolda Teague. I just don’t […]

24th August 2016