Last year I thought I'd challenge myself and knit a sock. I bought a kit, cast on, just about managed to get it joined in the round without twisting and then all hell let loose. There were needles getting in my way and stabbing me in the hand, my stitches were sliding of the other … Continue reading Sock knitting with 4 needles and two hands
Howdy Doodies! Well, another week has begun, and this time .... WITH SNOW! EEEEEEK! How very exciting! It seems the cold weather is set to continue, so why not wrap up warm in this chunky lace and garter stitch scarf? Knit up in a wool/acrylic blend it's warm and soft but can still be popped … Continue reading Chunky Lace and Garter Stitch Scarf
Psst! Over here! Yep that's right. It's me. Apologies for the absence, first week back at work after the long Christmas break took a bit more getting used to than I'd anticipated. I finally managed to catch up with my wonderful friend Kimmy the other day. We swapped Christmas gifts (and I managed to give … Continue reading Amazing Christmas Present!
At this time of year, some people start their spring clean. I'm bucking the trend and just putting it all into boxes. One of the most exciting things for 2013 is the "consolidation" of mine and R's houses. And yes, before you ask, he has seen the yarn stash and has been very inventive about … Continue reading Time for change
Bonjour my lovelies! Quick bit of tres exciting news. My first pattern is available to buy on ravelry. You only need to know how to knit, purl and cast on and off. It's a lovely scarf with a reversible zigzag pattern on it. Made in DK, I used SMC Bravo in the Pastel shade, it's perfect … Continue reading Pickle’s Zigzag Scarf
Welcome to 2013! We kept New Year's Eve relatively low key this year given that we were both feeling quite grotsome from the Christmas cold. This meant that New Year's Day was all ours whilst other people were sleeping off the festivities from the night before. We took a drive to a local village for … Continue reading Happy New Year!