The First Cut is the Deepest

Having compared the sleeves of my Miriam cardigan I realised the ribbed cuffs were different sizes. I think this stems from me knitting one with 3.25mm needles and one with 4mm needles. I have several pairs of similar looking bamboo needles! I wondered how this could be fixed, a quick Google brought up several sites… Continue reading The First Cut is the Deepest

Rate this:

I Heart Sirdar Indie

Looking to expand my crochet skills after finishing Lyra I picked up a new magazine “Simply Crochet”. It has lots of beautiful patterns in it including the heart I used in my yarn bomb. I had a very small amount of Sirdar Indie left in my stash and I’ve been waiting for the right project… Continue reading I Heart Sirdar Indie

Rate this:

Weather Scarf- a year long project

Found this beauty via Max’s World who got it from Honey Nutbrowns The idea is to knit a row each day which represents the maximum temperature in your area. Its totally customizable since you assign the colours yourself and the scarf will look different for everyone who knits it. Its such a wonderfully creative idea… Continue reading Weather Scarf- a year long project

Rate this:

Lyra – the first hurdle

Ok so I had finally realised this wasn’t going how its supposed to. I had way to many stitches and the pattern while visible in parts, didn’t match up in others. I ripped back about 5 rows and started again. Turns out I was right, I had been crocheting into the wrong stitches and spaces… Continue reading Lyra – the first hurdle

Rate this: