What a month November was!
Finished Itaca, my mum loved it and I’m looking forward to some honeymoon photos to see how it looks on.
Binding off with shell beads. It was so easy to do and I’m itching to do some more complicated beading!
The shawl came out beautiful and I may well make one for myself with other skein of Drops Lace I got.
I’ve cast on another pair of rainbow sox and have just finished the heel on sock number 1.
This is a nice portable project which I can take to work at weekends. I’m determined to finally finish a pair of socks for myself.
I’ve also become involved with the above project.
It started on Twitter with a call for knitters and now there’s a group of us beavering away on knitted items for this wonderful film.
More details about the film can be found here
I’m currently knitting a balaclava from an old booklet of soldiers comforts which was uploaded to the group Facebook page.
I’m using Rowan Pure Wool 4ply which is a dream to knit with and wonderfully soft.
It’s my first time using Rowan yarn and I’m very impressed.
My frugal nature means I don’t often buy expensive brands as I want a lot of yarn for my money. It’s been a learning curve of balancing quality with price over the years.
I buy a lot of King Cole because ,for me it fits the bill.
Whats your favourite great quality “budget” yarn?