Category: Finished Objects 2008

>Noro Christmas knits

>I only made two Christmas gifts this year as other events took over: Clapotis Scarf in Noro Sock for my MIL Pattern: ClapotisYarn: Noro Kureyon Sock in shade 184 which was a birthday present last year from my friend CL in Canada.Needles: 3.75mmDates: 23/8/08 – 13/12/08. This was dumped in the corner for ages due […]


>Forgotten dishcloths

>Every now & then I do a small project but they don’t always make it to my blog & these were forgotten about until now. Since Christmas I’ve made a few dishcloths mainly to try new techniques or play with colour & apart from one none made it to my blog so that is about […]


Handspun Scarf

  Handspun ScarfPattern: Yarn Harlot’s Handspun Scarf Yarn: 386 yards (3.9 skeins) of Noro Cash Iroha Needles: 5mm Time Taken: October 2007 – April 27th 2008 with a few big gaps in between knitting. Handspun ScarfThis scarf had been intended as a Christmas present for my Dad & was nearly finished in time. However he […]


>Out of the Fire…..

>Toe up bed socks Yarn: Chameleon Colorworks Evolution in Flamingo Sunrise.Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook (Ravelry link) with the Stansfield 30 stitch pattern plugged in.Needles: 2 x 60cm 2.75mm Knit Picks Circular needlesTime taken: June 13th to 28th 2008. ‘Stansfield 30’ Toe up bed socks In my last post I mentioned something with this pair […]


>Toe-up Cho’ 7 socks

>This pair of socks have been finished for a while but the resident photographer has been rather busy with work & hasn’t actually been here a lot recently. He’s just gone away again for a week so it’s just me, DD & the animals but before he left he very kindly took the required pics […]


>In the Pink!

>Finally my Opal Rainforest Flamingo DK socks are finished: Twin Rib socks in Opal Rainforest Flamingo DK Pattern: Twin Rib by Charlene Schurch from Sensational Knitted Socks Time: February 14th 2008 to May 22nd 2008Yarn: Opal Rainforest Flamingo DKNeedles: 2 x 2.75mm Knit Picks 60cm circularsStitches per inch: 8Method & Modifications: – Knitted two at […]


>The Dark Side

>I spent a very enjoyable weekend at Rowan on a crochet workshop. Much fun was had & apart from being late as I got hopelessly lost (and very stressed) it was a lovely relaxing time. A couple of small projects were undertaken: Crocheted felted bowl in Rowan Big Wool The fawn colour was quite plain […]


>Photo fun

>DH has got some new ‘toys’ for his camera & has been having fun: Glass of the dark syrupy stuff & ice Pineapple and to make this post knitting related: A Mason Dixon Ballband Dishcloth Pattern: Ballband Dishcloth from Mason Dixon KnittingYarn: The Cerise pink is Double Top from Texere & the grey is an […]


>Owl Broad Spiral Socks

>Broad Spiral Ribbing socks Pattern: Broad Spiral Ribbing from More Sensational Knitted SocksYarn: Opal Rainforest 6 ply in Owl.Needles: 2 x 2.75mm 60 cm circulars.Method: Knitted cuff down two at a time.Details: 8 stitches per inch for a 9″ wide foot so I cast on 72 stitches. An ‘Eye of Partridge Heel’ for a very […]


>Havin’ a Whale of a Time…..

>As the kittens are now nearly 5 months old I thought it was time for their first ‘mind blowing experience’ so I made them some cat nip toys: Cat nip whales Pattern: Whale Cat toyYarn: Oddments of acrylic which have now returned to the charity bagNeedles: Whatever I needed to obtain a tight gauge. Lyra […]