BIND OFF #1 and the sleeping beauties

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…

Blue and Furry

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…

Unfinished Business..

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…

Everything But a Rainbow

My creation. My thank-you for a good friend. It’s a one-of-a-kind project, as in i didn’t take any notes. For inspiration I had the Halfway Wrap (from Veera Välimäki) and the Geysir Stretch (from Stephen West). Hadn’t really done the slipped stitch nor short rows in this manner before. Now i just adore them 😀…