Following on from the success of ‘Painted Woolly Toppers‘, ‘Painted Woolly Toppers for Kids‘ features a further 10 hats designed especially for hand-dyed and variegated yarns. This collection continues to explore Woolly’s love of structural stitches and 3D form.
I love hats. I mean I really LOVE hats! They make the best projects when you are looking for something portable that will knit up relatively quickly. I have knit a lot of hats too. Some for gifts and some for myself. In the winter time I think its essential to always have a hat to… Read More
It’s September and the cold weather is definitely upon us. So that means knitting season is finally here! Whoop! Grab your woolly yarns, your favourite needles and cast-on something selfish for yourself before the Christmas knitting rush happens. For me the last few months have been filled with gift knitting including lots of baby knits.… Read More
So you’ll remember from a previous post that I signed up to do Gudrun Johnston’s first MKAL. After days of trying to decide on yarn I came up with using three skeins of Hedgehog Fibres Sock yarn from my stash (see I am stash busting lol) in Bike Bell (neon yellow), Crystal (a pale grey… Read More
A friends little girl recently turned three and I made her this cute ice-cream sundae shrug. It’s a brilliant designed pattern with mostly garter/stocking stitch and a little lace and some short row shaping to hold your interest while you knit. I was able to knit this over two evenings but I think if I’d… Read More
Not long home from 3rd week at my photography class (a blog post to follow about that shortly!) and logging into ravelry I noticed a new MKAL. I love mystery knit-alongs!! Especially when they are shawls 🙂 The Shetland Trader (AKA Gudrun Johnston) is running her first MKAL. You can sign up now through ravelry… Read More