I would have, but I was terrified it was full of moth lavae. It went straight in the dustbin!
Even with Pixie biting my yarn and needles, I have managed to finish my last WIP! New year’s resolution completed!! (OK, last WIP if you don’t count the Autumn Rose Sweater I abandoned in 2013 because it was coming up too small…Those pesky Guilty Knitters won’t let me forget that one cos they want to […]
I said my “Icelandic project” was too big for the train now – wanna see?! I’m making the Afmæli Lopapeysa in the strange, unspun plotulopi yarn I talked about in my Iceland! post. It is worked in the round from the bottom up. You make the body and two sleeves then join them into the joke for […]
Yarns firmly under control, I was whizzing along with Flag and getting through the rows on the chart very quickly – too quickly – alarmingly quickly….. Bugger! I had managed to misread this very large, clear instruction at the top of the chart (I’m doing size “S”)… From Flag I read one square as “4 […]
I have really got the “Iceland” bug! As well as doing my Lopi Course with Ragga Eirikdottir, I’ve now discovered Icelandic Intarsia, courtesy of Helene Magnusson – the other half of Knitting Iceland – and this wonderful pattern of Helene’s from Knitonthenet. This is really tuning out to be a romp – a tale of […]
So, the Kidsilk Haze workshop was a day of playing, experimentation and fluffy indulgence. The following day I was busy because I played in a Netball tournament for a work team – I’ve played once since school and that was last year’s tournament! A huge amount of fun but not much knitting there! Following Netball, […]