Secret knitting

The pleasure of secret knitting. Apart from the fact it’s secret knitting and you cannot share anything but the yarn of the project you are creating, there are other advantages. you get to work with yarn that’s new to you which you may or may not like. It forces you to make a gauge swatch … Continue reading Secret knitting

The 2005 cardigan

Remembering the cardigan from 2005 worn to bits and much loved. Planning your knitwear means having your garment ready for the season to wear it. We all get tempted by a new garment in winter but by the time you have knitted it up , depending on your knitting speed and time available it can … Continue reading The 2005 cardigan

Strie Socks

Being poorly does give you an opportunity to look through knitting books and revisit some ideas. I was looking for a simple design with an interesting heel and settled on the ‘Strie socks’ from Lara Neel’s book. Stash diving brought up the rainbow coloured yarn from Rosiesmoments ( on Etsy)  together they fitted interesting and colourful … Continue reading Strie Socks

Metamorphosis

Officially I am too poorly to do anything but I could not resist the meditative activity of spinning the fibre on my Hansen currently. The smooth fibre was reassuringly soft and colourful and I just had enough energy to play a little. I liken periods of ill health to the stages of development of a … Continue reading Metamorphosis