Experimenting with colourwork in knitting

I am slowly reducing my stash of wool but still have a long way to go.  The difficulty is knowing what to make with the odd balls of wool as generally there is not enough of one colour to make a complete garment. I have a Pinterest board for woolwork and one for yoke sweaters….

Trying to reduce my stash.

This pattern makes use of single balls of wool so it was ideal for reducing my stash. When I say single balls of wool that is only for the two contrast colours.  The main colour required several balls and the first contrast required three balls.  I was still able to use all wool taken from…

Knitting goes quickly when the cricket is on television.

This particular pattern is from a stack of patterns I have accumulated over the years.  I had finished my previous project and was looking for a new one when I found that this cardigan had been marked with a post-it-note.  I assumed that my elder daughter had marked it when she had been looking through…

Gilet noeud noeud

I have just finished a cardigan for my granddaughter and am now undecided as to whether to attach the bow or not. Usually I search Ravelry for a pattern but this time I found the pattern for the cardigan when I was looking at one of the knitting blogs I follow.   The pattern was…