While on my summer vacation – i decided to knit and FINISH some pieces. I started and finished my Stripes Galore, my Bowerbird (a September KAL), my Combinatorics (a Sept-Oct KAL) and my Kappa and .. that’s it. i have some pieces to bind off and some that need a few days to get done. But.. … Continue reading BIND OFF #2 and the forgotten threads
I had the pleasure to test knit a beautiful shawl pattern. // This right here was a happy knit! Continue reading testing some stripes
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
Brioche. BRI-OOOOOOCHE?! I have knitted simple brioche in round a few times before. But never before a flat or a figure. So as i had fallen hard for the patterns in Laine magazine i knew i had to give a go for the Nordic Arrows by Susanne Sommer (as well). o my what a struggle … Continue reading how hard can it be?
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
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