One person who read a recent post asked if I could add a video tutorial. Now I don’t do video tutorials and in fact, for myself, I normally prefer pictures and diagrams that I can peruse at my leisure, so I am going to share a few photographs that I hope explains exactly what I was suggesting. The… Read More Fair isle tutorial
Because yes, the cowl and hat were in their own way experiments in knitting fair isle. Now, looking back, I don’t think that my parents were very good teachers, though I learnt a lot by watching them. However my mother knitted too fast for me to learn much by watching and so fair isle knitting… Read More More Fair Isle experiments
After I made the cowl, I decided to offer it to my daughter as I still have all the hats and scarves that have featured on this blog and much as I love the cowl, I wasn’t sure if I really needed it. However, I also had about half the yarn left and thought that… Read More Just add a Hat!
I am pleased to announce that I managed to finish off the cowl this last week. I have to admit that I haven’t finished the ends and I haven’t ironed it but I wanted to show it to you today. Just a bit better ironed. But really pleased with it! I have learned a lot!… Read More The cowl is fnished