Getting there

I sucked it up in the end and charted out the continuation of the colour pattern into short row shaping for the shoulders. It wasn’t so bad in the end and the result makes it worth it. I got my scissors out on Thursday and cut the steeks for the neck- and arm-holes. I have […]

Every day’s a school day

I really enjoy how your knitting, and especially your knitting mistakes, can always teach you something. For example, on my Kidsilk Aura cardigan, I learned that there is an optimum depth for a cross-over! On my grey cardigan with the pearl buttons, I learned how to make those short rows on the shoulders totally invisible […]


Calimari are like onion rings except they’re slices of squid. They are rubbery and squishy and honestly, it’s all I can think of when I pick this guy up. You would never think it but they are arm- and neck-holes. All will become clear in the cutting! I am faced with a decision to make […]

We all scream for ice-cream!

I love knitting, don’t you? These days, there is nothing I love knitting more than colourwork. After three days of grinding out 20cm of 1×1 rib (that’s 8 inches to you and me – I treated myself to a new measuring tape in Barcelona and I have been thrown into the world of centimetres ever […]

Over and over and over….

I did a lot of knitting this week but unfortunately none of it went anywhere. I must have restarted this about six times. I wouldn’t have minded so much but I am insisting on using a tubular cast on which, for the amount of stitches I need, takes about 45 minutes to do each time. […]