Sometimes, you just need a mindless comfort-knit. This fellow is going to be a cardigan, worked in 'Nepal', a wool-alpaca blend by Drops:- What I was too ashamed to tell you in my last post when I showed you this lovely new yarn I'd bought... ...was that in a moment of financial insanity, I actually bought three different bundles of yarn, to make three different cardigans. (I'm always cold. As is this house. The cardigans will at least get a great deal of wear.) The Drops Nepal is well on Continue Reading
I Fought The Yarn… And The Yarn Won.
See this blog? It should probably be renamed the Don't Try This At Home blog. Because whether it's knitting, crochet, running, or general adulting, these pages sometimes feel like a catalogue of mild inadequacy. That baby blanket I mentioned last post? Well I knitted my portion, and all was good... or at least as good as you can expect for a blanket knitted by three different people using three completely different kinds of stitches. Let's call it... unique (but it is plenty snuggly enough for Continue Reading