Lanson

Lanson by Loveshareknit I was really taken aback at the possibility of a pair of socks in natural yarn, without nylon, that would be machine washable, warm, fun etc. I was in the market for an upgrade to warmth as one of my sons aims to live near Edinburgh from the relative warm climate of … Continue reading Lanson

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

Shine mittens

Shine mittens These have been a while in the making. I made one mitten while I was very poorly and stressed and I would not recommend stranded knitting when you are definitely stressed. When the second mitten was knitted it was about one inch bigger so I had to reknit it. The result is very … Continue reading Shine mittens