The biggest doop here. I started on my second Veera Välimäki sweater. Knitting with Eijan Kudontapuodin 50% merino 50% silk (hand dyed yummy yarn from Finland) as the MC and Ginger Twist Studio BFL Rock Sock 100%BFL in Little Cat Feet (hand dyed yummy yarn from Edinburgh) as the contrasting color. Because the sweater has … Continue reading Wrap & TURN
Maybe.. make this a series. When very little very slowly gets to the finish line. I do think am a fast knitter but some projects just take a blasted forever. I knit continental but still rarely can finish a sweater in a week.. 😀 What have i learned lately? I-cord bind off, some strange garter … Continue reading BIND OFF #1 and the sleeping beauties
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)
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..