Category Archives: Knipmode

Autumn roses

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When I bought this mid-weight floral cotton earlier this year, I immediately knew I would turn it into a skirt during the autumn months. Admittedly, it is not the warmest fabric, but the colours seemed to fit this season best. Being short on time, I opted for a pattern I had used before: no. 7 from Knipmode 10/2009. For the… Read more »

Short jacket update and coat in progress

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Firstly,  a short update on my autumn jacket. As I mentioned in my previous post, I was not entirely happy with the button placement, which was a result of me having only four suitable buttons. Friday last week, however, I passed by the nearest thrift-store and found a bunch of large faux tortoise buttons. Fortunately, I was wearing the jacket at the time,… Read more »

Completed at last: beaded autumn jacket

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Although it is still quite warm, autumn is clearly on its way. Last week, I cleaned out the closet, put away the summer clothes and brought the winter clothes up from the basement. And there it was again: that nearly-finished jacket that I started on in the summer of 2008 and that I failed to complete before the weather turned… Read more »