While I was away on holiday, I did a spot of knitting.
It wasn't exactly plain sailing (my knitting rarely is) but it was worth it in the end!
The yarn is a lovely 4 ply merino from the talented Rachel at Squeeful Yarns. (yup, yet another independent yarn dyer that I've discovered!)
The pattern is Faultline by Gabriella Henry.
I must admit that it was slow going... I'm not the best at knitting lace (even if the pattern says its easy!)
I tried pushing my luck and adding two extra repeats of the pattern... I weighed my yarn, it should have been possible... it wasn't!
It was probably best that I did, as knitting it up the second time led to far fewer wonky bits and a far better finished effect.
Once I was finished, I realised it was a bit on the small side. I reread the pattern and discovered that it said that if you were in doubt you should use a larger knitting needle rather than a smaller one (oops!).
I did some pretty vigorous blocking and it looks pretty good to me! Love the yarn, love the colour, love the pattern- oh happy me!
My Craftsy store still exists, but only stocks free patterns.
I hope that these closures are temporary, but only time will tell.
For the time being, my patterns will only be available from https://payhip.com/tartankiwi (see link above).
Thank you for your patience in this time of transition