Brick Stitch Scarflet by cowgirlblues

Brick stitch Scarflet

Brick stitch is a beautiful introduction to slip stitch knitting and a lovely way to play with contrasting colours. Having seen a lot of slip stitch colour work around recently I decided to experiment with it myself. There are a


Day 11 and almost there…

On the eleventh day of Christmas eleven piping pipers might have driven me to drink. This super simple crochet cowl would definitely have kept me on the wagon. We like to mix and match textures as well as colours, and this


On the 10th day of Christmas…

On the 10th day of Christmas it’s still scorchingly hot in Cape Town, and whilst planning an ocean dip on my way home from work I’m also having happy cold thoughts, of wintery days, snow, ice, and beanies! Herewith our easy


On the 8th day of Christmas – knit a neckerchief

On the 8th day of Christmas we bring you our interpretation of a pattern from one of my favourite knitting/project blogs, the lovely people at I discovered their website way back when they started, and have always loved their projects,


On the 7th day of Christmas…

On the seventh day of Christmas there were swans-a-swimming changing hands, according to the song. Here in the studio no one is lucky enough to be swimming, although all of us are thinking about it because it’s absolutely scorching hot


On the third day of Christmas…

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… three French hens, two turtledoves and a partridge in a pear tree! If I had a true love I think he’d have come up with more appropriate (for


On the second day of Christmas…

On the second day of Christmas I’m wishing I lived in a MUCH colder country that has winter at this time of year. It’s boiling hot in Cape Town, and I know I shouldn’t be complaining, but at this rate