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
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?
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)
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