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Mewsley needed a treat. A big knitted treat… What I haven’t shared with you yet is that Mewsley has been poorly. The day before we got back from honeymoon, she went blind.. We came down from the joy of the honeymoon pretty fast, I can tell you. Thug coped really well with being blind, Mewsley [...]
The long awaited Ben scarf was all over in 3 days I really enjoyed the mindless long rows of knit and the regular gratification of finishing a stripe. I cast off with a 4.5mm needle (was knit on 4mm) and made sure it wasn’t too tight (I used a cable cast on BTW – in [...]
Do you remember Liliana? This is the picture from the pattern book… From Lilianna I had finished knitting her and just had the neckband and sewing up to do last February when I was overwhelmed by my beautiful furry ginger boy, Thug dying. I couldn’t face the fiddly sewing up and Liliana was flug to one side [...]
I’ve said before how Ben doesn’t feel the cold. He rarely wears a jumper and only wears gloves, and hats when it’s several degrees below freezing. Pretty frustrating for a knitter We’ve had several conversations like this over the years, Me: “Ohhh, look at this lovely man-scarf pattern. Can I knit it for you?” Ben: [...]