I have a quest arriving from California in March. March is a cold month in Finland. Not a superbly, losing some toes, teeth clattering -cold. But with some/probably no sense in smart winter clothing, or at least a fear of it! I decided to at least knit a comfortable and warm shawl to keep my … Continue reading a birch, a deadwood and the baltic sea
When i saw this pattern i knew i needed to knit it – in mohair. Kidsilk mohair+alpaca yarn. Luxurious. Hoping for a slightly 90s type furry-ball sweater 😀 Started knitting this 12th of February. Pattern Piece of Silver by Veera Välimäki from Laine magazine My ravelry project page Yarn Hjertegarn Alpaca 400 c434 x3 Angel … Continue reading Blue and Furry
This is going to be my final report on the Kyjy16. As for now – it’ll be my last huge knitting project.. the Kyjy’s or the Jyjy’s that is. It’s just too much for a knitter who doesn’t know how to knit socks and when sees a ball of yarn -> thinks how many i … Continue reading a Naked Hound (kyjy16 final report)
Took part on a knitting challenge. 5+1 pieces of itty-bitty 30min shawl-starts. It was so much fun! Now i have a great load of ideas what kind of shawls i’d wanna kick on my knitting-sticks. 4 out of 5 were completely new to me. Or at least i don’t think i have ever tried them … Continue reading Trial of Five
I was swallowed by work and just surfaced. My “post in a week” just feels impossible at times. Well 3 weeks later… am just about here: I’ve been working on 8 knits: Fallen Lake, Drangey, Pocket Scarf, Barndom, a alpaca hat, Breathing Space, Blizzard and Tweed Turtle. I’ve finished one (Barndom) and started one (a … Continue reading WIP – it’s always sunny by…
a WIP-knit of the week was “fallen lake” number 19 from my list (Kyjy16 – Unfinished Business from last week) WIP-intro Working on Fyberspates Gleem Lace (717 Verdegris). Bought the yarn from this superb yarn shop in Edinburgh Be Inspired Fibers while traveling in the area. This is going to become a tunic with half-in-half of … Continue reading WIP – Fallen Lake
The Insanity. Impossible goals. It’s time to cast 20 knits into a basket(case) of insane WIPs. WIPs that must be done by Christmas Night (in Finland that’s 24th Dec). The rules are.. basically: 20 knits, each knit has to be over 50g or 250m. Crochet is cool. Starting from 24th of June (00:00) till 24th … Continue reading Unfinished Business..