New Zealand | ruffles | sewing | Sorbetto top

Black Satin Sorbetto

I had some black satin in my stash which I used for this version of Sorbetto. Changes made: Increased the length by 2.5 inches Added ruffled lace to the pleats. Readymade ruffled lace, I bought from a shop called ‘Something Special’ in Bandra, Mumbai. This one and the one next to it called “Cheap Jack” are […]

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knitting | New Zealand

Ruffled Gloves

Yarn : RYC Extra Fine Merino Needles : 3.75mm and 6.5 mm I made these gloves to go with my cabled beret. I used yarn leftover from the Toast gloves. This pattern calls for worsted weight yarn but I really wanted to use this gorgeous merino yarn. I’m glad I did. The yarn suits the pattern perfectly. The […]

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hat | knitting | New Zealand

Red Cabled Beret

I always make it a point to carry some finished projects on my holiday.  Not only do holidays provide motivation for projects but they also make for very good pictures. Remember this and this? I had a rough idea of what I wanted to make before we left. I had decided that I would be […]

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food&travel | New Zealand | Travel

New Zealand – Good As Gold

This was supposed to be a I’m-off-on-a-holiday post. It has turned out to be a I’m-back-from-my-holiday post. We returned yesterday from our holiday. I tried my best to post before we left but the days preceding our leaving were absolutely crazy. I was working on some handmade items for my holiday wardrobe( there is lots to tell you about this) till […]

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