Tag Archives: adventures with knits

Small projects

It’s summer and I have a hunger for projects I can do in one evening. Also I recently threw a mostly-finished button-up shirt into a corner and am a wee bit burned out on wovens and their fitting woes; I … Continue reading

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MyImage M1253 with red detail

Not much to report here. These are another set of MyImage M1253 trousers, this time nominally view B (the only difference is that the inset panel is plain rather than pleated). In the original only the front leg is pieced; … Continue reading

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Dragonettie

After working on a complicated project for ages (hellooooo V1419!) I desperately needed something quick and fun before diving headlong into another complicated project (… er, V1419 again).

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Red Nettie

I made this in August. The weather is different now! So, I originally picked up the Closet Case Nettie bodysuit pattern with underwear in mind – specifically, an undermost layer that would protect the crucial zone just below the waist … Continue reading

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Top to bottom: Trousers

After two years of demon-haunted mayhem, the current campaign for my once-a-month LARP club is coming to an end. Come September, we’re kicking off an all-new sword-and-sorcery adventure, which means new characters, which means NEW KIT! My ambition for my new character … Continue reading

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I have run out of trouser jokes

This post is light on photos because black on black is a pain to photograph and also I forgot. Something that initially became clear when I surveyed my me-made wardrobe, and which has become even more obvious during Me-Made May, … Continue reading

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The Winter Coco

So! I do love my superhero movies, and the current Avengers-centric movies have IMO been pretty good as the genre goes (except Iron Man 2.) The second Captain America movie was released earlier in April, and it’s not a spoiler to say that the Winter Soldier … Continue reading

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The Ski Jumper

… or, how I learned to stop worrying and learn that knit fabric is basically just fabric. I have been meaning to have a go with knits for a long time. I have a big knit project in mind that … Continue reading

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