Maths and Knitting/Crochet: Tesselation

Maths and Knitting/Crochet: Tesselation

Why do we always make blankets from squares and hexagons? Why not regular pentagons, heptagons or nonagons? I'll give you a clue.......... it is something to do with the angles. Squares fit together nicely with no gaps so they tessllate. That's why I used them for my lampshade. I decided to make 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