Some creative projects that have taken place.

Since last posting before Christmas and the following bushfires I have managed to do a little bit of creating.  I have been knitting socks as they are an easily transported activity that doesn’t take up much room as it is one ball of wool and four needles. I have managed to complete two pairs of…

Experience is a great teacher.

Recently I posted about a beanie I made using brioche stitch. You can find the post here. I had entitled the post “I forgot to put my brain into gear.” I had lots of issues when I knitted that particular beanie but eventually it turned out fine.  I saw some beautiful wool recently when I…

Merrie Dancers Toorie

Further to the post I did on the Merrie Dancers Toorie which I wrote about here. The finished product.

Now this one required little concentration

After my difficult time with the last beanie I knitted I thought I should remind myself that I could knit a beanie without a great deal of trouble.  I went back to a pattern that I had knitted a couple of times before and used up some wool that I had in my stash.  This…

I forgot to put my brain into gear. . . .

I recently bought a pattern when I was in Stitches ‘n Things buying some buttons for a shirt I was making.  The pattern I bought is for a beanie but using Brioche stitch. The wool I chose to use is Bellissimo St George which is a lovely soft woo/cotton mix. The reason I say I…

Crazy tea cosies

I borrowed some books from the library recently and one of them was this one: Really Wild Tea Cosies by Loani Prior. As you can see from the cover the cosies really are wild.  I decided I would give one of the more sedate cosies a try.  The pattern said it was ‘easy peasy ‘ and…