Shetland Knitting

Fair Isle jumper from Shetland Museum Knitwear Collection. Shetland label at neck. Tex 1990 - 541. Over the past week, I have been looking at Shetland knitting after seeing some of the incredible items in one of my knitting magazines. I have done Fair Isle knitting in the past and do stranded knitting quite a... Continue Reading →

Double Knitting

This is one thing I have never tried in the past as I have never needed to use that style, however, I saw a Star Wars Double Knit Scarf by Jessica Goddard on Ravelry that M really liked and I said that I would make one for him. For those who do not know, double... Continue Reading →

Panic on the street of London…

Now, I will preface this post that I understand that many people have died due to the coronavirus outbreak about the planet.  That aside, I have never seen so many bloody idiots about reacting to the news.  I have witnessed people stealing from other people’s trollies, people running about supermarkets like they are on supermarket... Continue Reading →

These things take time…

M asked me to make him a scarf in the same yarn that I used for my last project Paris Toujours. The yarn is nice to work with, so I agreed. He didn't want anything fancy, and wanted something quite plain, like a moss stitch, but I decided that I would do a ribbed type,... Continue Reading →

KAL – Paris Toujour

Well, I finally finished knitting my Paris Toujour scarf. I used Hayfield Spirit yarn which was really nice to work with, as is all their yarns. I should have finished it for the 15th February, but, due to M's birthday (15th), work, baking cakes, and my birthday jaunt to Prague I ran out of time,... Continue Reading →

Beautiful Knitter

I am very happy to have been featured by Beautiful Knitters ・・・ Meet E, from the United Kingdom! 🇬🇧 E lives by the sea in a village in North West England with his partner and their two Staffies. - Favourite yarn store: My favourite has to be @stephen.and.penelope in Amsterdam. Living in the UK, it’s... Continue Reading →

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