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

Jumpers and Tops · Knitting

WIP Wednesday – ITAG Yoke KAL

I’m currently taking part in the ITAG KAL by Suzanne Bryan (my favourite 'YouTuber' ever because her videos have helped my knitting tremendously) on Ravelry, an almost first as I've only ever done one, which I did take my time with as is usual with me. It is of a different kind because it's a knit-your-own-pattern yoke… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – ITAG Yoke KAL

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And Then I Cut the Steeks

Now to the exciting part, and boy, was I ready? First, I did a bit of research about the different methods of securing them before cutting, and came to the conclusion that using my sewing machine is best because of my yarn combination - wool/alpaca/nylon blend. That coupled with watching a few YouTube videos on… Continue reading And Then I Cut the Steeks

Jumpers and Tops · Knitting

No Progress Thursday

I seem to be taking one step forward and two steps back as far as this top is concerned. In fact, I had knitted two sets of the repeats (about 6 inches from the Vikkel braids) and was about to progress to the shaping of the bust when I tried it on again, and found… Continue reading No Progress Thursday