My daughter suggested that her husband would appreciate a new hat as long as it was really soft! So of course I had to feel the wool before I bought it. I discovered some wool that sounded suitable in a shop called Closs and Hamblin in Winchester. I didn’t realise but they do have other stores.… Read More And Finally! A Soft Hat and Cowl
You may remember these slippers that I made for James. Well when it came to Christmas since I had his foot measurements I decided to make him a pair of socks. As he is a man I thought that maybe self stripping yarn might not be the best and decided on a plain colour with… Read More First Slippers now Socks
I have finished my cable jumper. And here are a couple of not very great photographs that someone at ‘Crafty Coffee’ took with my mobile phone on Friday.She also suggested taking one of me sitting down, so as it isn’t too bad I will share it too. This is where I normally sit, as I… Read More My New Jumper and casting off
Do you know how it is when you get bored? I have been working on my jumper for a while now and it was all fine till it came to the collar. I decided to work on circular needles to save me having to sew a seam. It is going to be a lovely collar… Read More Making improvements and some freebies
Especially when they are a present so you can’t wear them. But maybe you could try “Follow my leader” or the “Conversation” or “Why don’t you talk to me!” The other pair to these For my granddaughter.
Been busy so just a quick look at my latest finished project. Some of you may have remembered these. And how I said that as they were so short (as requested) that I had almost enough to make another pair. And so I bought this. Well here are the second pair! Delivered and appreciated!
I have finally manged to finish the hybrid socks I started after finishing the rainbow ones. Hybrid because I used the left over yarn from my recent mini mochi socks and that left over from the pale rainbow ones I made years ago. Here they are. I was rather pleased that they came out so long… Read More Finally my hybrid socks!
I have finally finished my rainbow socks and I thought I would share them with you. I like the way the colours of each sock compare. And here I am wearing them. or But at the moment I am not sure when to actually wear them as I know they will not look as good once they are washed,… Read More Rainbow socks! Yay!
Over the last week I have completed another repeat of the cables. I anticipate having to do four more repeats approximately so I have completed a third of one side – hence a sixth of a whole cushion cover ! since it has two sides. I think you can see the pattern developing now. I have… Read More A sock and a sixth of a cushion cover!
I still haven’t felt inspired to do any more than work on my sock(s). Though I have got beyond the heel now! I would have got a bit further but when I had got about this far I realised that I had dropped a stitch a couple of rows after finishing the heel and the… Read More Update with flowers and bread!