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!
Following on from last week’s post I decided to start working on the cabled cushion cover. First I made a sample swatch. For the first part I cast on 20 stitches to check the tension. As usual, I discovered that I knit to the right tension using the needle size recommended. I then worked a few… Read More Starting the cables!
Started into the chemo last week. I found the most tiring aspect was not, as yet, a side effect but having to make sure that I did not encounter cold: objects, food, drink or air. At least this only applies for the first few days so should wear off soon! However having to boil a… Read More Just a bit of a catch up
For those of you who just want photographs of how it turned out scroll down to the bottom for those who enjoy reading about my trials and tribulations read on. BIG TIP: For your first attempt at a pattern with cabling don’t choose a pattern with mistakes in it! (Though, now I have finished it,… Read More Jumper/Bed jacket completed