Today is that day I dread – wool washing day!!! How can someone love knitting so much but HATE hand washing wool? I absolutely loathe it – I keep leaving it all in a big pile in the washing basket just hoping that my hubby will do it but he never does! This morning so… Read more »
I started knitting dishcloths when I bought the Knitorama book last year. Since then I have only knit about 5 or 6 but I absolutely LOVE using them. I thought it was about time I took a pic of my beloved cloths so here is a picture of my first (far left), one I knit… Read more »
I have finally got round to taking a picture of my Rooster bag knitted from the Rooster pattern book and in Almerino Aran in colour Custard. It was with the left over yarn that I knitted the Knitty pattern Calorimetry from the Winter 2006 edition.I am not too keen on th results of the Calorimetry… Read more »
Yes, it’s that day that only happens once a year – not my birthday, or Christmas but YARN INVENTORY DAY!!!!I may be some time – send a search party for me if I am longer than 10 hours!
Have you ever tried to look for something you desperately want and can’t find it anywhere? This is the experience I have been having with the Rowan Shade Card Folder! I really REALLY wanted one – I have quite a few shade cards and for years have had them stuck in an old boring black… Read more »
I was browsing through Knitty yesterday and found the most gorgeous patten called Calorimetry from the Winter 06 issue (http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter06/PATTcalorimetry.html) – it’s gorgeous!!Here is my version…Sorry about the poor pic but it’s hard to take a picture of something you are wearing on your head!! It took me about 45 mins to knit so it… Read more »
Ok – I have got a bit carried away with my knitting projects over the last 6 months or so (what’s new there!) so I have decided to make a list of my started-but-not-finished projects. 1. Summer linen print top 2. Yellow and cream striped cardigan for baby Lizzy 3. 4 different pairs of socks… Read more »
Here is my Anya Hindmarch bag being put to good use as a wool basket – to be honest, this really had to be done due to my actual knitting basket overflowing onto the chair and sofa!
Quite a long time aparently! Knitting is my ultimate hobby and I adore it completely but every now and then I need a break. Some would say that means that I haven’t really submitted myself to this wondrous art but I say no – sometimes I just need a break. This time though it’s been… Read more »
I am contemplating knitting a case for my shuffle. I have thought before about knitting a case for my ipod but that isn’t too daft an idea as they are a substantial size, but am I being a bit daft with my shuffle? Also it’s lime green, not an easy colour to complement. Another issue;… Read more »