DIY Super Chunky iCord Yarn

A few years ago, I remember making my Mum a Katniss Everdeen-esque one-armed owl which I crocheted using some chain knit yarn. A bit like French knitting (as it was called when I was a kid) or iCord as it’s referred to a lot in knitting instructions lately. It was obviously machine manufactured but when… Continue reading DIY Super Chunky iCord Yarn

Free Rosette Beret Knitting Pattern

Just to celebrate the day. The red example above shows the +3x pattern repeat as does the yellow and grey one made with scraps below. A slouchier beret can be achieved by knitting +4x repeats. Click on link for the free pattern download. Would love to see one in the wild if you make it… Continue reading Free Rosette Beret Knitting Pattern

Sunday Sweater Mohair Edition By PetiteKnit

I’ve been working on the Sunday Sweater Mohair Edition by PetiteKnit for the past few weeks using yarn from a vintage coral cardigan that no longer fitted - so I pulled it back. It took ages to do this because mohair is really shaggy and prone too snaggle up. I salvaged most of the yarn… Continue reading Sunday Sweater Mohair Edition By PetiteKnit

Good Night, Day Knits – A Knitsploration

Just a post to briefly talk about my knitting exploits using the book Good Night, Day - Minimalist Knitting Patterns by Tara-Lynn Morrison. I came across this last year whilst down the Ravelry rabbit hole and it looked like it was something I wanted to explore so initially I bought the Trefann sweater pattern and… Continue reading Good Night, Day Knits – A Knitsploration

Honey, I Shrunk The Knit

I'd spend most of my knitting hours last year working on a full length knitted coat that I finished at the beginning of October. It was a extended version of the drape front cardigan that I'd posted about earlier in the year. I gave it massive textured cuffs and a similar bottom which I didn't… Continue reading Honey, I Shrunk The Knit

Re-knitted & Re-purposed – Noro Hotchpotch Cardigan

When I lived on a boat I had much use for arm warmers but since living back on terra firma the couple of pairs that I'd knitted didn't get much wear anymore. They were the Monkten Mittens by Jane Ellison from her book Noro Unlimited and I'd made mine from Noro Kureyon. I decided to… Continue reading Re-knitted & Re-purposed – Noro Hotchpotch Cardigan