how to guarantee getting a sweater knit for you? tell your mom that your favourite palette is greys and blues. (well played Sadie, well played 😉) #shesasmartone #knittingforkids #blueskyfibers #alwaysknitting #instaknitters #knitspiration
by samanthamaylamb 5 days ago | via Instagram

while cleaning up my sewing space yesterday, i found a single colourwork sock and suddenly thought about cutting it open to make some coasters (clearly a technique to avoid more cleaning 😬). with an extra layer of flannel and #robertkaufman essex linen for the bottoms and binding, they actually sewed...
by samanthamaylamb 1 week ago | via Instagram

you know that moment when you debate entering a giveaway because you think there’s no way you’ll ever, ever win? pretty happy i let that moment pass with the @raincloudandsage giveaway because by some magical turn of events, my name was drawn! ✨ (lesson: we should always enter giveaways 😉)...
by samanthamaylamb 1 week ago | via Instagram

was catching up on a favourite podcast, and am SO inspired by @thegentleknitter’s finished #gamaldags cardigan. ✨ my gamaldags WIP has been sadly neglected for over a year, but Nicole’s steeking idea is a great solution. to avoid a bulky button band with this @swansislandco worsted, i think i’ll attempt...
by samanthamaylamb 1 week ago | via Instagram

pretty excited by this sweater-coat shape, though my fabric choice here makes it look more like a robe 😬. i’m eager to try a different fabric and tweak a few things (namely, sleeve fit and pockets), but the length, single button closure, and contrast facing are all staying (swipe for...
by samanthamaylamb 1 week ago | via Instagram