I make magic Transforming fibre into yarn and then with two sticks; a hook or a loom into wearable items, toys, cloth, hats and countless other items, is an amazing thing to do. In days gone by makers were thought to have special gifts that turned fibre into cloth. They were seen to have special knowledge.… Continue reading ‘Making’ magic.
Although delicate and light, the Superior Cowl is incredibly warm. The design is very versatile, in how it can be worn. Wrap it twice around your neck for a close fitted cowl. Pull it up as a hood to cover the head or wear it loosely. The cowl takes only one ball of a… Continue reading Superior Cowl
A luxuriously warm beanie. Combining sumptuous cashmere and silk lace weight yarn with a super soft squishy merino singles yarn. The fold up brim adds warmth and flexibility of fit. Hat fits an adult sized head. Fun and fast to knit in the round. Needles: 1 x 5mm 40cm circular needles, 1 set of 5mm… Continue reading Woven
Today at the Sock Sessions, Charlie a very new knitter, finished her first project a large garter stitch square for a cushion. She had some Patons Super Quick left so I suggested she make some simple mitts. With her 10mm needles and Patons Super Quick, Charlie casted on 12 sts and made herself a pair… Continue reading Simple Fingerless Mitts
Knitting hats in the round is fast and easy. When knitting in the round there is very little purling and no seaming! This pattern will start on a 40cm circular needle for the brim and body of the hat and change to double pointed needles to reduce the crown. When stitches are decreased they no… Continue reading Basic Beanie In The Round