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

Spinning

Romancing The Spindle

Instagram completely takes the blame for this, because I wasn't even remotely interested until I saw gorgeous pictures of hand-spun yarn from someone who had liked one of my posts. She had these beautiful skeins of yarn spun with a drop spindle, awesome! Yours truly was captivated, and the rest of course is history. After… Continue reading Romancing The Spindle