Skip to main content

Colori fuori stagione? / Out of season colours?

Un post veloce per mostrarvi uno dei lavori che ho realizzato a inizio mese, una richiesta per un regalo di compleanno, un set di cappello e sciarpa. Ho scelto lana 100 % acrilica e anallergica per necessità del destinatario, e ho unito due filati per creare i gomitoli con cui ho lavorato, scegliendo i colori preferiti del festeggiato. Mentre lavoravo pensavo che sarebbero i colori ideali da indossare nel periodo di Samhain (o Halloween), comunque nel tardo autunno, ma anche adesso non stonano, soprattutto nella neve. Il regalo in ogni caso è piaciuto molto, e a qualche settimana di distanza mi è stato confermato che entrambi i capi non danno problemi di irritazioni, perciò mi ritengo, ancora una volta, soddisfatta.

A quick post to show you one of the works I made in the beginning of February, a request for a birthday present, a matching hat and scarf. I used 100 % acrylic and anallergic wool, according to their future owner needs, and I combined the yarns myself to create the colour I was looking for, choosing the birthday boy favourite ones. As I worked I kept thinking these colours would be great to wear during Samhain (or Halloween) time, or in late Autumn anyway, but they look pretty nice in this period of the year too, especially among the snow. Their owner liked both items a lot, and he recently told me that neither of them causes him irritation problems, so I can say I'm once again satisfied with what I made.



  1. What a perfect gift!! Beautiful. I agree, nice colors for Samhain time but also a wonderful color spot in grey February days, a hopeful ray of the light to come ;-). And it's wonderful that the set causes no allergic problems to the birthday boy! Great job, Melatia :-)
    Greetings, Nata

  2. I colori sono più autunnali però sempre belli e caldi!!!!
    curiosando qua e là sono giunta qui. Un saluto


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Bye, Blogger

I'll write on my WordPress blog only, from now on, so if you want to follow me you'll find me there. I won't delete this blog, as I'm attached to it and it reminds me of the road I travelled so far, but at least for now I won't update it anymore.

100th post!

Hello everyone! I'm always pretty absent from my blog, I know. The Turn of the Wheel between October and November has brought back my creative inspiration and made it stronger than ever, so I've been incredibly busy with hooks and wools! : )  To celebrate my blog's 100th post I decided to share with you my latest finished project, a stole/scarf I made for Mum as a Xmas gift. I found this wool at a local market and chose the color with my boyfriend, as the gift is meant to be from the both of us. For those of you who may be interested, yarn is "Tosca Light" by Lang Yarns, shade 0048 "Altrosa". Craft on the other hand is once again Tunisian crochet, with whom I'm totally in love, and pattern is called "Sillabub", by great designer MariaGrazia Berno (check out some of  her others here). Since I still think of myself as a newbie regarding this technique I'm incredibly satisfied with its look - and the feel, oh, if I could tell you how sof…

The discovery of "Railway Knitting"

Hi folks! Here's a small adventure that happened to me that I'm gonna tell you about, mainly because it brought me to a really interesting discovery. Some days ago I received a message on Ravelry from a lady who's made her own Tunisian crochet version of the "Pfeilraupe" scarf. She sent me a picture to show me her work, which was simply stunning: she managed to recreate the exact shape of the knitted one, with marvelous use of short rows, plus in honeycomb stitch, which I love (you can check out her project page here). We exchanged a few messages, and by checking her profile I discovered that I was talking to Dela Wilkins! When the sudden feeling of being a complete idiot for not recognizing her before was gone, I felt (and still feel!) SO privileged: a famous teacher, a published author, took time to write ME about an item we both tried to make in TC. Wow!! Well, of course I did some more searching and found that Dela's book on TC, "Railway Knitting W…