Tagged: Knitting projects

Knitting toe-up socks two at once

Got up crazy early last Saturday to take a class at KnitNation. It was with Chrissy Gardiner and it was my last go at learning to knit socks; if this didn’t get me on...

Twist Collective & Knit Nation

Twist Collective & Knit Nation

How come Twist Collective has so many great patterns each issue?? I already want to cast on two sweaters (Ormolu for me, Tanit’s Jacket for my mum… if anyone with nothing better to do,¬†needed...

Matching one’s knitting to one’s outfit

Ok, so it’s no longer February but the Lady Sweater is still in progress… I may be the only one at knitting group today but standards mustn’t slip… I subconsciously must know this as...

Favourite jumper shrunk? repurpose its sleeves!

Favourite jumper shrunk? repurpose its sleeves!

Loved, loved this Noa Noa jumper given to me by a far away flatmate. It was constructed by two jumpers, one inside the other. Made of quite fine, but toasty warm mohair. But! Mohair...

The joy of knitting top-down!

After some initial colour doubts that meant it languished for almost a year and half (!) at collar stage, this jumper was a breeze to knit; so much quicker and more satisfying trying on...

Starting to knit Wicked by rbknits

Dunno why I look so glum – I’m v happy knitting things in the round, and Wicked is knit from the top down too… sooooo much more satisfying to try on as you go...

Easy Brioche Stitch!

Easy Brioche Stitch!

I’d been tempted to try this waffley, tweedish stitch for a while but could never make sense of the way the pattern was written.Example patterns include exhaustive, but v. complicated abbreviations, and overly descriptive...

Red Wagon & Lime mitred square

Previously I couldn’t get this yarn to knit up without pooling in horrible puddles… Garter stitch however, has solved it and I now have a project to use the remaining ball after the 1...