Of knits and stuff

Alpaca is one of those fibres that really comes into its own when used in the right pattern. I chose it to knit Paris Toujours.  The yarn is from Skeinz and is called Alpaca Sterling.  It is 98% alpaca, with 2% silver accent that gives the yarn just the twinkliest hint of bling.  I used 300gm in... Continue Reading →

Smaug and the chevron poncho

I suddenly realised this weekend that we'd past the middle of January, and my Smaug socks were languishing on the WIP pile and only a quarter done! Some concentrated knitting time later... nearly there! After I finished the first sock yesterday, I tried it on, and I have to say I am extremely excited about... Continue Reading →

Wooper

Many of you dear readers will know by now that my little boy is a great fan of knitted soft toys (plushies).  Especially ones that have anything to do with Pokémon.  So imagine my delight when researching Pokémon toys on Ravelry to stumble across the wonderful Alyssa, who creates amazing amigurumi knitting and crochet patterns!... Continue Reading →

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