Knits WIP

Ribbon Twist Jacket

I need a quick win. Recently I’ve had a disaster (denim), a brain bender (Spangle gloves) and a heartbreak (Bucky Bear) so I’ve decided to raid my stash and start on this Rowan Ribbon Twist Jacket. Yes I know – it’s the one one the cover of the pattern book again! (The Ribbon Twist Collection) […]

Playing with Spangle Gloves

One Skein I’ve been looking out for for a double knit (ish) weight glove pattern using 4 needles for a while. (I really hate the idea of seams in fingers of gloves!!) I found just what I was looking for in One Skein. From Theme pics Its a super book full of projects to make […]

Knits for Barbie by Nicky Epstein – a review and some garments!

This is a lovely book to play with, like me, if you like to knit tiny fiddly things! The photography and layout are inspiring and easy to use. The garments are varied but an awful lot of tops – I was hoping for more trousers and skirts and more tailoring – there are hundreds of […]

Spangle Scarf in Woven Cables

After my horror at the colour run with Ben’s Brooklyn jacket I’m not enthused sewing it up. I usually sew up really fast because I’m excited to see the end result – bah. To make myself feel better I have rewarded myself with a cheerful “easy” project I’ve been hankering after. From Knitting- WIP From […]

Where to start with knittie stuff???

I have dozens and dozens of knitted garments – where do I start? I think, I should tell you what I’m doing right now and, when it gets boring (during the endless rows to finish the second sleeve – yawn) I’ll pull another garment out of my “back catalog”…any better ideas I’d love to hear […]

%d bloggers like this: