Knitting Bags

Knitting Bags

You know as a knitter there are always several projects on the go at the same time.You also want to take your knitting with you everywhere just in case you can squeeze a few rows in while drinking coffee or beer or on a train journey. Yes I do knit in the pub! I decided to make longer versions of Continue reading

A seaside bike ride, lunch and of course knitting

A seaside bike ride, lunch and of course knitting

We had some really beautiful sunny days in Southsea last week so I packed my wicker basket with some peanut butter sandwiches and some fruit. I also took my knitting with me. I cycled down towards Eastney where i stopped to look out at the sea and eat my lunch. Then I did some knitting. It was a Continue reading

Last weeks makes including: Knitted Corsage, Fabric Necklace, Dog Bed, Tag Blanket and a Crocheted Hat

Last weeks makes including: Knitted Corsage, Fabric Necklace, Dog Bed, Tag Blanket and a Crocheted Hat

Last week was a busy one for trying new things. I had a few gifts to make and also wanted to make something for myself. It was my sisters birthday and so I knitted her this lovely corsage from the pattern and kit that came with this months Lets Knit magazine. I also decided to make her a fabric Continue reading

Our handknit wooly jumpers

Our handknit wooly jumpers

I finally finished Mark's diamond cable jumper on Friday evening. It was great because the sewing up that was needed had already been done and the sleeves were knit in the round so there was only weaving in ends to do. I highly reccommend this if you are anything like me and find making up rather Continue reading

Great Gifts for a Creative person

Great Gifts for a Creative person

I know Christmas was a while ago, but I would like to share some of the brilliant gifts I recieved. I'm still really looking forward to having a play with them. Some were gifts and others I have bought with money I got for Christmas. They have now all found homes and I have been waiting to finish Continue reading

Diamond Cable Aran Jumper – Work in progress

Diamond Cable Aran Jumper – Work in progress

I have 2 big knitting projects on the go at the moment. One of them is a diamond cable jumper for Mark in Aran. The pattern for it is easier than I thought it would be but it takes a little while to get the hang of it and there is lots of counting required. I love the double moss stitch between the Continue reading