Keep Me Cool

Here in the UK the weather has been lovely and warm.

I decided to make myself a cool loose cotton top but couldn’t stop at one!

This was the first that I made with a Rowan fabric designed by Kaffe Fassett. I just used purchased bias binding to hem the neck and armholes. I had to put some darts at the back of the neck because I had adapted the pattern from a dress pattern and made this top a wee bit too wide!


This is the second that I made (slightly narrower so no need for any darts!) I decided to make my own bias binding for this one.

I bought the fabric from a quilting shop in the market town that my sister lives in (I stayed with her last week)


The third (yes 3!) one is made from fabric that I could not resist when I saw it at the market that I traded at last weekend!

I decided not only to make my own bias binding for this one but to also add a bit of decoration at the front.


The buttons I already had in my cupboard for part of my “yarny” creations.

Here’s hoping that I get the weather to wear them now😄


New Stock

The results of the last few weeks knitting and crocheting. All ready for the Farmers Market next Saturday at the Black Swan Pub at Hollins Green (just over the toll bridge)