Quaker d’Halloween

Hello everyone!

I hope you all are doing well.

We’re fine around here.
With an 86% vaccination rate on my country things are not bad. Deaths and cases for covid-19 have dropped dramatically.
Hopefully this autumn/winter will be much better…

I haven’t stitch anything these past few months.
I have dedicated more of my free time to knitting.

So this last days I did the final tiny crosses on this piece and now is finished!
Not sure if I will frame this piece! Any ideas?

Design by Jardin Privé called Quaker d’Halloween.
Stitched on 40 count Moka Newcastle Linen by Zweigart with DMC threads.

Thank you so much for your visit!!
Happy stitching!

Knitting Update

Hello everyone!
I hope you all are doing well.

I have been knitting and here is some of my projects.

First is a hat for my husband. I did use a free pattern on Ravelry called Sockhead Slouch Hat, it is by Kelly McClure.
The fingering yarn is a navy colour by Retrosaria Mondim in the colourway 105 (100% wool) and I knitted the hat using a 3mm circular needle.

My first sweater/pullover! The model is free also on Ravelry, the Flax Light by Tin Can Knits.
It took me very time to knit, fingering yarn is lovely to work but on an sweater is so slow…
The yarn that I used is from Lana Grossa, Meilenweit Rustico in the colourway number 3805 (80% wool – 20% nylon) with 3mm and 4mm circular needles.

Amalia shawl by Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre, it is a lovely shawlette. I used two yarns held together, Isager Silk Mohair in the colourway number 0 (75% Goat – Mohair, 25% Silk) and Malabrigo Yarn Mechita in the colourway Pearl (100% Wool – Merino).

One pair of green socks, the design is Elven Woods Socks by This Handmade Life. I used Mondim yarn in the colourway 306 (100% wool) using a 2,50 mm needle.

My first toe-up socks! They are the Calcetines Cuqui by Sheep Days. The fingering yarn is a lovely blue by Greta and the Fibers Socks Premium (75% wool – 25% nylon).

Knitting is fun and I love it very much, but don’t worry, next post it will be a piece of cross stitch!

Thank you so much for visiting! Have a lovely day,

Bird in Hand

Hello everyone!
I hope you all are doing well!

It was a lot of fun stitching and finishing this piece.

“Bird in Hand” by Blackbird Designs.
Stitched on 40 count Milk Coffee Newcastle Zweigart linen with Atalie, a lovely red floss called Gorgone.

I’m writing a post about my knitting, I hope that in a few days it will be ready.
Until then, thank you very much for visiting!

Have a lovely day!



I haven’t devoted much time to cross stitch this year for several reasons…
But I managed to finish this new piece. I hope you enjoy it!

It is a free design by Marjorie Massey called Hiver. She offers also the version in English – Winter.
Stitched on 40 count Milk Coffee Newcastle Zweigart linen with DMC floss number 924.

Since last year I wanted to make a project bag for my knitting and use some of my cross stitch pieces. So I decided to use this finish and made a small version of the drawstring bag. I have been collecting the materials and I finally made it!
Far for being perfect I’m really happy with the bag.

This is the Kato project bag a drawstring bag sewing tutorial by Kandoupatterns.
The pattern offers 3 sizes, I made the small one. Is a very easy sewing project for beginners. I made a mistake on the drawstring cords, I did cut the leather cord on the wrong place. I blame my husband… he told me a funny story, lots of laughs, I cut it in the wrong place, not a lot of laughs.. I just order a new cord and I will thread the drawsting cords through the channels very soon. It works well like this, but I prefer a large cord.

My new bag for a new pair of socks that I will cast on very soon.

The sewing pattern is wonderful, but if you prefer you can also watch Jess OklaRoots tutorial on youtube.

Thanks for visiting my blog!
Have a wonderful day!!

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