Knitting · Spinning · Stashbusting

Friday Roundup #46-20

It’s going to be a short post this today. Why? Well everything is up in the air at the moment. Or rather in boxes! We are at least across the threshold of the new house, although moving in fully on Monday. All very exciting, if exhausting. Not a lot of crafting taking place this past… Continue reading Friday Roundup #46-20

handmade · Knitting · Simple hats · Stashbusting

Lost at Yarn Chicken

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

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Friday Roundup #38-20

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

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Friday Roundup #37-20

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

handmade · Knitting · Simple hats · Stashbusting

Start knit, stop, rip!

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!