Software Competition

Knitters, crocheters, spinners, crafters: I need your help. I know someone writing knitting chart software. I am watching it as it develops and let me tell you, it’s got it all. I am very excited to see it finished. The problem is that we need a name. We’re stumped. So here’s the competition! Leave a […]

Unolympic WIPs

I have been amusing myself with other projects that have no particular deadline. This is mostly related to the increased frequency of snowfalls we’ve been having here this week. I’ve been cranking out the Stilwell and am about a third through the yoke. This maneuver can only be attempted when both sleeves are knit. Not […]

FO: Handspun Hat

This kind of doesn’t count as an FO in my book (even though it is) because it knit up really quickly. We stuck on Barfly and it was finished by the end of the movie. Anyway, I was just excited to see how my handspun knit up. Pattern: Basic top down beanie from Knitting from […]

FO: Balaclava

Pattern: From Russia with Love via Craftzine. Yarn: Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran, 3 balls (almost exactly – I had about 5m left over). Needles: 4.5mm 40cm circular and a 4mm crochet hook for the opening. Verdict: Very snug. Very!

Ravelympics: Day 10

So. This Flying Camel event. It seems to have started something quite unstoppable. This is the first of my Ashford merino-silk batches. Remember how I was telling you that I spun the second bobbin in contrary motion to the first? And how I only realised when I was plying them together? This is what I […]