Jumpers and Tops · Knitting

WIP Wednesday – Still on Yokes

I've finally finished knitting the body of my son's ITAG yoke by Suzanne Bryan on Ravelry. Before now, I didn't really like it as I was unsure of the look for him, but I'm happy to say I like it now I can see it in it's almost-finished state. There’s only about 1" of knitting… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Still on Yokes

Knitted Accessories

FO Friday – More Socks

It’s happy sock day today because I've finished all my sock WIPs 😃. The first is the Enduring Hearts Socks by my friend Yarnstylist on a Ravelry; this is a simple but lovely pattern of textured hearts created by only knits and purls. This is my second pair of socks with heel flap and gusset, and… Continue reading FO Friday – More Socks

Knitting · Tips & Tricks

Avoiding Underarm Holes in Knitting

Since I find Suzanne Bryan’s (Knitting with Suzanne Bryan on Ravelry) knitting techniques videos very useful and refer to them a lot, I want to share this excellent one on avoiding holes at the underarm when picking up stitches to begin knitting the sleeves. I’ve found myself referring to it a lot recently, so here… Continue reading Avoiding Underarm Holes in Knitting

Knitted Accessories · Knitting

FO Friday – Tettegouche

I finished my Tettegouche Tam in the time I've been missing in action, and in cheerful colours too 😊, but then forgot all about it. It's one of the fifteen hat/tam/beanie patterns from Kate Davies' Milarrochy Heids book, designed by Virginia Sattler-Reimer. The pattern was easy to follow, and there were no mishaps apart from the curling… Continue reading FO Friday – Tettegouche