Biston and a few WIPs

Apologies for the dead air… I was feeling quite under the weather the last week and when I did rallied, I rallied in the direction of my summer to-do list. Anyway, the winners from my last post’s competition were Kimberly and Kim. Congrats! Here’s what I’ve been working on lately. I knit the entire body […]

Getting there

I finished up my Welsh Country socks. Pattern: Welsh Country socks from Folk Socks by Nancy Bush. A great book full of practical and pretty socks, accompanied by fascinating reading about their origins. Yarn: Brown Sheep Wildfoote. I am going to stick my neck out and say that this washes even better than Opal sock […]

Easter Monday top and some other stuff

I hope everyone’s enjoying the long weekend! I’m sitting out in my shorts and flip flops with a coffee and my knitting, squeezing every last drop out of the sun! Next week I go back to cycling in 5°C weather. Here’s what I’ve been working on this week. First up, some crochet doilies. I find […]

Stitching in general

I love learning new things. Of course, part of this is making a lot of mistakes, getting stuck and having to figure it out. Fitting. Lots of fitting. Basting and re-basting. Discovering that my hand-stitching does not hold up under the weight of the fabric. I could probably persist but I think some plain old […]

Ka-nitting

I’ve been working on some things for myself since finishing my Dad’s jumper (which fits really well!). First is a pair of navy socks from some plain old Opal yarn. Yes my feet really are that tiny. I take a 3.5UK. It means I always get shoes in the sales! The other thing is a […]