It started 10 years ago, in 2009, in a yarn buying frenzy in the John Lewis Sale. I joyfully skipped to the checkout with 20 balls of delicious black Rowan RYC Silk Wool DK in my clutches. “That will make Ben a super jumper”, I thought….. Eight years later, in 2017, my constant waving of […]
I’ve just finished this! 😀 I cast on in June 2018 but it has been a background project – this isn’t a six month knit 🙂 Cute, Soft & Fluffy. Great colour. Easy to knit Stocking Stitch.Yarn and pattern in stash… When I needed a some plain stocking stitch, as a break from other, more […]
I finished the Glen Brioche Scarf before I left Malaysia 😀 Here’s the evidence, carelessly draped in a tree on the beach, looking rather like an exotic snake… I was holding my breath all the way though the final chart – this is why – I had about 2 metres of each colour left over […]
I made Alabaster a year ago and never showed you – bad Susan!
Alabaster is a lovely green cable jumper I bought the stuff for at Ally Pally way back in 2015.
EEk! I’ve not used my work Charity day!😲 We are strongly encouraged to use our one day a year for charity work – it’s a great idea 😍 Hmmm – what can I do? The obvious answer was the little hats for the Innocent Smoothies “The Big Knit” campaign for Age UK. I’ve blogged these […]
A daring escape, a villainess, a sadistic torturer, a heroic rescuer and a happy ending 😲 Who knew sock knitting could be so dramatic? I will share the unedited details with you and you can decide who is who in this Hollywood worthy story, featuring my “Flying Monkey Socks” …. I only discovered the truth when […]
My brioche history is shameful. I was a coward. I procrastinated for over 2 years! March 2016, I taught myself the basics from this book…Knitting Fresh Brioche by Nancy Marchant And blogged my sample knits here, “Fun with Brioche, Burping and Barking” and fully intended to make the lovely Glen scarf by Laura Whittington , a […]
Here’s a really cute one I knit in under 2 weeks, over the Christmas break last year (2017). I can’t believe I didn’t blog this at the time! It came out very well – a really cute pattern 😍 The lovely Ben was due to meet his 6 month nephew, Noah, for the first time […]
I now have a backlog of “Finished Objects”to share with you but here’s a quick little one , fresh off the needles 🙂 My Flying Monkey Socks… I love Cookie A’s sock patterns but I had never made Monkey – beloved by several members of the Guilty Knitters. …and I had a flight to Miami […]
I have been forced out of my blogging lethargy to show you a fabulous sock yarn blanket I have just finished 🙂 It’s made entirely from the left over bits and bobs I had in stash from pairs of socks, a couple of 4 ply shawls and some soft toy creations (and I still have […]