Le Tricot Naturellement

 

September 28, 2017

Knitting happens to be more child-friendly in my life than quilting, since the sewing machine has to share the kitchen table with the meals and snacks, whereas I can whip out my knitting basket whenever, wherever, snack or not.

Knitting also has the distinct advantage o...

July 26, 2017

 Knitting has been taking over my crafting activities as summer has arrived and with it vacations to beaches and such. Yarn and needles are so much easier to transport than a sewing machine and cutting table!

The project I've finished most recently is a sweater I made f...

June 1, 2017

Here in Lyon, "watercolour" wouldn't exactly describe the springtime we're experiencing. "Summer scorcher colours" with mainly reds, yellows and browns of already-ripened fruit and withering plants would be more representative.

Regardless, I completed a more toned-down,...

May 18, 2017

I once heard that peacocks are supposed to symbolise immortality, although I'm not quite sure why. I know that I've always loved the way they look, the sinuous design of their feathers and most especially, their magnificent colours.

I was playing around with a basic qui...

May 4, 2017

Years ago, I turned a corner when I realised that really anything could be homemade. A family member taught me how to make mayonnaise, which I had never really took much time to think about before, far less make. The method is tricky, and the first few times I ended up...

April 20, 2017

When I was a teenager I had the privilege of learning how to ride a horse, and it was my passion. However, throughout the 10-or-so years I rode and competed, every coach who taught me and clinic I took kept coming back to the basics - how to ride a circle, how to ride...

April 6, 2017

I knew I was hooked even before I began, and now it's official - I completed my first quilt, no more UFOs (un-finished objects), UQOs(un-quilted objects) or day-dreaming while looking over all of my beautiful, beautiful materials, as fun as that may be.

For the colour s...

March 30, 2017

I recently caught the knitting bug and started coming across so many awesome products and sites that I wanted to share. I also wanted to document my creative journey, with the spirit that the journey can be more important, and usually more fun than the destination. So...

March 30, 2017

Here are some links for just a little taste of some of the wonderful resources I've found, with the note that the quilting scene in North America is way more active than here in Europe, at least from first appearances. 

Craftsy

- a website to learn any craft you wan...

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