Hi everyone A quick note to let you know I released Veronica Speedwell on Ravelry today. Thank you all so much for your supportive comments in my first post - I am so glad you like them! Link to pattern here!
I have always been a little frustrated at the seeming lack of YouTube tutorials that explain how to create colour dominance in stranded knitting. One would have been immensely useful to me when I was working out how to get my motifs to 'pop' against the background fabric when I was learning to knit fair isle/stranded colourwork correctly. I... Continue Reading →
Today, for the first time in ages, I woke up without the weight of a deadline hanging over my head. It felt so good. I decided that with some free time on a rainy day, this would be a good opportunity to make further investigations into some projects that I've been eyeing recently. But first,... Continue Reading →
I've had this Jamieson & Smith 2 ply jumper weight yarn in my stash for quite a long time. Waiting for the right project. I've blogged about it before when I thought I might have found the right thing for it. I think I've finally (!?) found it. For quite some time I have also... Continue Reading →
I don't know if it is correct to call something "heartbreakingly lovely". But in my opinion, this wee cardigan for my niece fits the bill. I'm so, so happy with it! I don't know why it took me so long to gear up and knit the final sleeve. Perhaps I just didn't want the project... Continue Reading →
I have a small confession. I was going great guns on the cardigan. The body is done and one sleeve almost finished. But somewhere along the line, my interest waned... I blame the socks. They were, um, slightly addictive. I used a German yarn this time - ONline Supersocke 100. 2.25mm needles. It's a lovely... Continue Reading →