I love knitting in the round. No unsightly seams and no uncomfortable ridge for a baby to lay their head upon. Baby knitting is a bit of a secret vice for many of us. My baby days are now gone and I wait patiently for the grand children to arrive. I have no little ones… Continue reading Basic Baby Beanie – newborn
Challenge accepted! Just over a week ago I ran a hand paint microwave dye class. To cut the costs down and give lots of dye fun I made the hanks we dyed 50gms each. Not a lot of yarn. I was challenged to come up with a pattern to use this small amount of… Continue reading Bee Mine Beanie
Written 105 years ago,. Those of us who have battled a stubborn hank, know the sentiments expressed well! What Happens When we Wind! There's nothing wrong about the wool When first it is untied; The strands are lying evenly And neatly, side by side. But you should see what happens when We start to wind… Continue reading Vintage Knitting book LOVE
A perfect first knit for a child who loves their dolls! Teaching a child to knit gives them a skill that will last their whole life. While making treasured memories of that special person who taught them. I am happy to put a learn to knit kit together for you. Just pop in or email… Continue reading Simplest Baby Doll 21cm Jumper.
"Rowing out" is when stocking stitch is uneven in knitting. Generally the purl row of stitches is larger than the row of knit stitches, resulting in uneven gaps between the rows. Mostly a result of the tension being looser on the purl row than the tension on the knit row. Many knitters find it… Continue reading Fixing Common Tension Issues – Rowing Out