Category: Knitting

Knitted and Crocheted Garden exhibition

There has been an exhibition going around the UK.  The exhibition is of garden scenes and flowers. It is a community project and as the exhibition has travelled around more pieces have been added. The […]


e- Tea party invite

Thank you Black Cat Originals for inviting me to your tea party.  I’m delighted to join you. No tea party can be complete without cake – Cupcakes that is, and of course knitted ones don’t […]


Knit in Public Weekend 9-10th June 2012 (part of Knit in Public Week)

Knit in Public Week The Yarn Academy are pleased to announce that our event for the Worldwide Knit in Public week (9th – 17th June, 2012) will take place over the weekend 9-10th June 2012. […]


Recently finished

I had a sample of Noro Silk Garden Sock Wool from my suppliers.  It was an underweight ball (which is probably why it was a sample) so I needed to knit something that wasn’t  too […]


Union Jack Bunting Pattern

I’ve finally finished the union jack pattern and have made it into bunting. Link: http://www.knittersneeds.co.uk/Patterns/Free-Patterns The third knit of the pattern came out a lot better.  The Union jack works better in fair isle style […]


Union Jack continued….

Made a couple of adjustments to pattern.  Still not 100% with it so will make one or two more adjustments and it should be OK.  Then I will work on the rest of the pattern […]


Working on new pattern

Spent some time working on a new pattern.  Part of it is a Union Jack – so I had to make a Union Jack knitting chart.  This is the first knit of the chart – […]


Intarsia Gloves

Just finished my first pair of gloves. Knitted in the round on 4 needles (Knitpro) with stripes and intarsia. Knitted in Noro Silk Garden sock wool and Rowan Pure Wool 4ply, the pattern was for […]