Different socks

I have done some sock knitting in the past few months and the socks I have knitted have been a bit different to those I usually knit. These are the usual socks I knit which are 4ply and from a multicoloured ball of wool. This time I knitted some 8ply socks for my grandson.  He…

One skein of wool

I recently visited, with my sister-in-law, our local wool shop in Lakes Entrance, Stitches ‘n’ Things. My sister-in-law likes to visit this shop when she comes to visit us.  She invariably buys a fair amount of wool as she doesn’t have such a great selection where she lives. I said I would go along with…

Using more stashed wool.

I have done some more knitting recently, other than socks and wash cloths.  I used up some of my stash of wool to make a cardigan for one of our granddaughters.  I had quite a lot of the creamy white wool and I had some mauve which I used to make up the amount I…

Finishing off a long forgotten project.

I started this project when our youngest granddaughter was a toddler, she is now in Grade 2 at school. It was a pattern I found in a library book and took photocopies of the doll but unfortunately didn’t have the complete instructions so I had to wing it in part.  I think that was why…

My finished Tour de France knitting

It seems ages since the Tour de France was happening as now I am waiting patiently for the start of the Vuelta Espana which is only a few more days away. My knitting during the Tour was finished before the Tour finished as the yarn was knitted on large sized needles. The wool is very…

My Tour project

As a follow on to yesterday’s post I wanted to show the wool I have bought for the cardigan I will be knitting. My elder daughter chose the colour so I didn’t need to worry if I had bought a suitable colour for her. The wool is kid mohair and silk.  For the pattern you…