Day at the Museum

Day at the Museum

Last Friday I braved the distinctly un-British Mediterranean heat and headed up to the Smoke to spend a day in the company of V&A treasures. Get comfortable,…
Vintage Knit

Vintage Knit

Like a proud parent, I thought I'd treat you to a sneaky peak of the book I completed last year which has now gone to…
The Paris 1958 Look

The Paris 1958 Look

Apparently this vintage pattern supplement for a Mohair Dress (With Turtle Neck) from The Sunday Express will give you the Paris 1958 look ... yes…

Munrospun Jerkin Pack

Geek that I am, I recently bought this gorgeous 1950s Munrospun kit to knit a jerkin, complete with 'Munrospun tweed' for the fronts, 8oz of…

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and 'Target Ovarian Cancer' have organised a great '50s Challenge' campaign.  My very small contribution to the cause is…

Charting Fair Isle Patterns

Our love affair with the vintage fair isle look continues, and while knitting from the original instructions may seem straightforward, I sometimes get questions from…

1949 Vogue Blouse

Well hang out the bunting and slice the cake, it's a Skiff blogpost ... just catching up with some pictures from finished projects and thought…
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