When I finished my last pair of socks I said that I had found a new way to knit short row heels and that I would report on it in due course. Well I have now all but finished the first of another pair of socks in the same yarn. I am going to delay… Read More A New sort of Heel
As requested by http://themeepingkoala.wordpress.com/ I am sharing my granny bunting pattern. I decided to do it as a tutorial. As a general guide: I used Rico Essentials Cotton nominal DK [US 8ply] (but to my mind a little thinner) and a 4mm [US no. 6] hook to make bunting triangles about 4 inches (10cm) each… Read More Granny Bunting tutorial
Well! I continued knitting the white socks. I worked up a bit of a guesstimate chart for something I want to crochet where I can’t find a pattern. And then I went out in the not quite pouring rain to see the Olympic torch arrive in Southampton. I had decided to go to Bugle Street… Read More What did I do this afternoon?
I decided that I would take up Maryanne of WoolHogs’ suggestion that I should make something for the “Made It” monthly challenge with the yarn and knitting needles my daughter bought me for my birthday; the only question was what? I couldn’t find any patterns I liked on the internet but I decided it was… Read More Rising to the Challenge