Over a year ago I saw some yarn like this in a shop in Blackfield and thought it might make an attractive scarf. ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** The following winter I discovered that a friend had a scarf that was not rib but looked like the knit side of stocking stitch on both sides… Read More Lovely new yarn!
Well here is my finished Buff®. It is maybe just a little short of the standard 18″ but not by much and the knitting is fairly stretchy of course anyway. The whole point of the thing is that you can wear it in a whole variety of ways. Now the ones you can buy are… Read More Just a bit of fun!
I’ve finished the slippers I was making. Yay! Adding the beads was easy-peasy and I am looking for more projects which use beads. Adding the Sock-Stop to the soles however was much more tricky. Being a cautious sort of person I decided to do a trial run. Do you remember this? My trial run at… Read More Slipper-socks and a forgotten project.
Originally I had thought that I wouldn’t be making any more eggs this year but then I got all sorts of ideas for new types of eggs and had to try them out. A bit of an obsession perhaps, like the snowflakes. 🙂 ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** I have added the final version of… Read More Extra eggy ideas
Before we get on to the bed socks – here is what greeted me out of the bedroom window when I got up this morning. And although you can’t see it, the snow was still falling but very finely. Definitely bed sock weather! But now for my tale. Maybe as much as ten years ago,… Read More Blue bed socks
This post is not about a moving pattern or a pattern related to a mobile phone but a pattern for one of those decorative objects that people hang over baby’s cots and in other places. It all started when a crafting group friend showed me the piece of paper you can see to your left… Read More Mobile pattern challenge
Here is the first of the socks I am making for myself. I could maybe have cast off even more loosely but it fits and is so lovely and soft. And of course I also love the muted rainbow colours. I have started on the second one and with luck it might be finished by… Read More Yay! I’ve finished a sock for me!
About twenty years ago I bought a very useful bit of headgear. It was a knitted tube with a rolled end that acted as both scarf and hat and was especially useful in the rain, I felt, as there was less to get wet than with an ordinary hat and scarf. But twenty years is… Read More Catching up – Knitting a scarf/hat tube thingy
A couple of years ago I decided that I wanted a spiral scarf but I couldn’t see what I wanted in the shops, so I decided to knit one, I found a pattern on the internet here but I decided that I wanted my scarf to be more ‘interesting’ and reversible. I therefore adapted the… Read More Catching up – Spiral scarf (and beret to match)