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Have you seen on those period dramas or film, how during the day women always wore aprons? Not only working women or those working as servants in big houses (I’m thinking Downton Abbey) but also just regular everyday women. Up to the 1950’s it was pretty normal for a housewife as well as girls. It’s an extra layer of protection for your clothes, specially when you weren’t changing them daily and you had a lot of manual work to do.
Add this pattern to your Ravelry queue! click here Download this pattern from my Etsy shop! Click here I have to say, I love functional design. I wanted to design a new pair of fingerless mittens, that would allow me to fold them out to be warmer but still have easy access to my fingers.Continue reading “Midtown Fingerless Mittens – Knitting Pattern”
I’ve been taking inspiration from the past since… I can remember. And the more I learn to sew and knit my own clothes the more I lean into the possibility of crating a vintage inspired wardrobe for myself. I recently found these beautiful pictures of Audrey Hepburn hanging out casually with a striped sweater. It’sContinue reading “Knitting a striped sweater inspired by Audrey Hepburn”
A few weeks back I had the opportunity to test out an app that was new to me. The first time I heard about it, I have to say I was a little bit skeptical because it sounded too good to be true. But after trying it out, I can confirm it’s real. There reallyContinue reading “Free Sock Pattern: The Riverbank Socks”
Inspired by the cherry blossoms down my street in Astoria, with their pink flowers that only last a week, this is a sleeveless top, that can also be worn as a vest, and if knitted with cotton yarn, it’s a great spring and summer garment.