I had the pleasure to test knit a beautiful shawl pattern. // This right here was a happy knit! Continue reading testing some stripes
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
Latest off the needles are Textured and Piece of Silver. A few have accompanied my list of UFOs since my last update. Ahem. It’s a real problem! 😀 my Textured Am not too happy with my Textured. The shoulder construction is just too tight – maybe i should have done one size bigger? Not sure … Continue reading the thin blue lines
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
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