Tag: knitted

Fingerless glove – 84 cylinder

Recipe for a Fingerless Glove – 84 cylinder using 4 ply sock wool (Regia, Opal, Stylecraft, Drops Fabel, Scheepjes Invicta Extra etc.)             This glove has a hand knitted thumb and knitted cast […]


Recipe for a mans sock size UK 8

Recipe for a mans sock size UK 8 using 4 ply sock wool (Regia, Opal, Stylecraft, Drops Fabel, Scheepjes Invicta Extra etc.) On my machine 5 rows will change the size by one sock size e.g. size […]


Home spun and dyed shawl

I was gifted a large cake of home spun and home dyed yarn as a thank you for a lift to a craft  exhibition.  The yarn was probably 3 ply, with speckles of dye in […]


Knitting Latest knit

Knitting Latest knit Had some wool for my birthday and after a couple of false starts on other cardigans I settled for this pattern. The pattern is Kemari by Berroco and the pattern is in […]


Knitting – slip stitch cardigan

Knitting – slip stitch cardigan….. I saw this pattern and just had to knit it. Earhart by Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton It uses a combination of two yarns.  For mine I used Noro Kureyon for the […]


Free Pattern – Easy Knit DK Bear

I’ve been meaning to publish this free pattern for an absolute age. If you wish to print this pattern click on the bear!! Knit in any DK yarn on 3.5mm needles. Description: Medium size bear […]


New Knitting workshop for all abilities

I will be working with Julie and Jane Colquhoun to teach a knitting workshop in June. The Yarn Academy are running a mixed ability workshop on the 16th June.  The location will depend on final […]


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 […]


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 […]