Category: Knitting

>Miles of garter stitch

> I’m currently knitting a shawl in Noro Silk Garden Sock shade 269. I’d converted this colour for over a year and gave in last month during a trip to York when I visited Ramshambles. I chose the pattern very carefully as I didn’t want something that was too busy for the neutral colour stripes […]


>Still here

>In 3 days time it’ll be 6 months since my accident. I have been discharged by the physio & am allowed to drive again which is great as I hated being dependant upon other people to ferry me around. However the physio thinks it’ll take another 5 months or so until I’m back to normal. […]


>Knitting Update

>Various projects have been started and finished and not shown here for a number of reasons: Some were Christmas presents, others because DH has been too busy to take photos and also because my mojo left the building. I’ve found my lifestyle change very hard to take in and just because I have a lot […]


>Out with the old

>Perhaps to be expected we didn’t have the best Christmas or New Year celebrations. 2009 was a difficult year for our family on many levels most of which isn’t to be shared here. 2008 was also hard on us so we could really do with a change this year…. Knitting is taking place but I’ve […]


>Noro Hats

>Turn a Square Hat Pattern: Turn a Square by Jared Flood.Yarn: 32g of Cascade 220 in Jet & 16g of Noro Kureyon in 70Needles: 2x 4mm circulars & 2x 4.5mm circularsMade for: My husbandTime taken to knit: 8th -10th November 2009 Turn a Square Hat And now one for me: Fake Isle Hat Pattern: Fake […]


>Crazy Color Fingerless Gloves

>Crazy Color Fingerless Gloves Pattern: Basic Fingerless Gloves.Yarn: 29g of Schachenmayr nomotta Regia Crazy Color in PassionNeedles: 2x 40 cm 4mm circularsTime taken to knit: January 20th 2009 – October 17th 2009 This was another project that got forgotten about but it shouldn’t have taken more than a few days. Now that the weather has […]


>A Lesson Learnt….

>I’ve been on a finishing spree recently as I have too many projects on the go at once. ‘A Lesson Learnt Bed socks’ Pattern: Little Shell Rib socks from Sensational Knitted Socks.Yarn: Just over 100g of James C Brett Pure Merino in red (PM10)Needles: 2x 60 cm 3.5mm circularsMethod: Toe upTime taken to knit: December […]


Waffle House Socks

>Waffle House Socks Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook with Waffle House stitch pattern inserted into the formula.Yarn: 56g of Opal Petticoat 1251 & 19g of Stylecraft 4ply in Navy.Needles: 2x 2.25mm circularsMethod: Toe upTime taken to knit: August 3rd 2009 – September 19th 2009 The blocked shot! Both yarns were given to me in swaps […]


>Hermione hat

>Hermione hat Pattern: Hermione Hearts Ron Yarn: Debbie Bliss Wool/Cotton. Used 70g.Needles: 2.75 & 3.25mm Knit Picks Options InterchangablesTime taken to knit: August 26th 2009 – September 1st 2009 DD loves her hat! The only modification I made was to knit 12 rows of rib rather than 10. This hat was knitted in ‘snatches’ of […]


>It is possible……

> Please bear witness I am knitting with an 8 week old kitten on my knee albeit asleep as he has crashed due a day full of fun and frolics. Yarny evidence can be spotted in the top left hand corner and I’m casting off a pair of socks…….


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