Is your yarn piled up and shoved in a box (like mine used to be!) or are you super organised and neat (like I’m trying to be!). I’m the furthest thing from “neat” that you can imagine, much to the exasperation of my other half. Advertisements
I’ve recently been experimenting with dyeing my own yarn. Step 1 was lots of googling and research, I thought I’d share what I learned on my first trip down “dye-street”. Why 11? I dunno, just the number I ended up with!
Instagram, for those times when you don’t have a whole lot to say, but the picture is pretty….!
Late last week, we decided that a few days away would be a nice idea. I blooming LOVE Cornwall, so we decided to brave the holiday crowds and head down to Cornwall. Not fancying spending thousands on a hotel, or getting soggy in a tent for four days, we managed to bag ourselves a static […]
Today the sun stayed out long enough for a visit to the local “Art in the Park”festival in Leamington Spa.
Strange title for a post I know, I don’t really have anything to say but I’m interested in your responses. I’ve used Ravelry for a while and LOVE it. I’ve not explored the groups / forums side of it though and to be honest I’m not sure where to start. There seem to be so […]
This is a super simple technique for knitting a cable / cord. It has a sort of “rope” effect and is often used in knitting patterns.
Meet Freddie, he’s a field mouse, but the cute kind, not the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”….oh…he tells me that he is the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”,
Soooooooo….this week I have mainly been knitting to be honest (sorry Crochet!) I’ve been making some solid progress on my new shawl design (Need to think of a name, any ideas welcome!) I was even doing my bit for “knitting in public” earlier and I knitted on the train down to a customer meeting in […]
Originally posted on ALFAKNITS:
On the knit side m1L : make 1 left, (left slanted increase) . . With the left needle pick up the strand between 2 stitches, from front to back and knit through the back loop. . . . m1R : make 1 right, (right slanted increase) . . With the left…