Tag Archives: Ravelry

Perfecting fairisle knitting

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I’ve run out of yarn for my fairisle cardigan. So aside from the trauma of the countless needles I’ve broken knitting it so far, having longer arms and body than the size I was knitting and thus having to add … Continue reading

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Getting a bit cocky with a KAL

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When I’m not making a mess of sewing I’ve been just about keeping up with the Ysolda Teague Knit along – Follow your arrow 2.  But having looked at some of the lovely design that the other options were creating I … Continue reading

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Honeycomb Christmas

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I loved the Honeycomb cowl I knitted myself so much, its so soft and warm and like a happy rainbow wrapped around my neck; so I’ve knitted mum one for Christmas. I’ve been missing in action as I took myself … Continue reading

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Dougal’s jumper

I tweeted this picture of Dougal a couple of months ago as Quadrille craft and Debbie Bliss were doing a promotion for the launch of a new book on dog jumper patterns. Yesterday I had a query for the pattern … Continue reading

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Wool galore!

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I’ve been a bit lax in knitting recently (as lax as my blogging!), distracted by a week away to visit friends.  I had a couple of days in Dublin and found a gorgeous woolshop called This is Knit which has a … Continue reading

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Not getting knotted with stranded knitting

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I was very happy to have a whole day knitting with the lovely Ann Kingstone at a stranded knitting course at Spun shop in Huddersfield recently. The course covered the basics of stranded knitting, but also included the scary art … Continue reading

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climbing back up/ learning to fly

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Wow, this weekend couldn’t have been any rougher if I’d actually tried. But despite feeling the worst I ever have, I’m also able to give it some distance now and I’ve learnt so much about myself. So much so I’m … Continue reading

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