You can’t win them all. I knew I was cutting it fine. I probably have another four rows of decreases and then cinching closed the hole. It’s now in hibernation whilst I ponder the next steps. I don’t want to unknit as I have tried it on and it’s going to be the perfect size.… Continue reading Lost at Yarn Chicken
Another week rolls by and we head into autumn. I’ve not noticed trees turning yet, but it will start soon as we move into those reds, browns and russets if this time of the year. The past week has been busy with work and also a little crafting. One scarf done in a day and… Continue reading Friday Roundup #38-20
Well, I cast on with another blue yarn, a soft merino. This was much better. No concerns about breaking and a nice consistent weight yarn. I knitted now and then, so it wasn’t a fast hat. I got to here, doing the second cross on the cables and decided it wasn’t going to work. I… Continue reading Friday Roundup #37-20
Instead of adding a warp to the loom, I thought I would do something knitted. So I grabbed some yarn, Rowan Felted Tweed in a blue shade and pulled out a hat pattern. If the hat turned out well, it will go on to sale. Oh! Pattern says personal use only and can’t sell items.… Continue reading Start knit, stop, rip!
Bank Holiday Monday’s always throw my week out of whack. And it’s compounded by having a half day on Wednesday and then today a further half furlough day. That said, it does mean I have finished some items off that needed sewing. The first is the houndstooth check scarf. I had placed a hem stitch… Continue reading Friday Roundup #36-20