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…

What is this thing?

I have been working on a project recently that my younger daughter asked me to make. It is not something I would normally make. You probably won’t recognise what it is as it is not completed yet. I still have to add the tail fins. These are all the parts of the object I was…

Colder weather needs warm socks

Those of you who know me will realise that I have been watching cycling and most recently cricket on the television because that is when I produce most of my knitting.  I have been on a roll with sock knitting recently having knitted socks for both of our daughters and a pair for my son-in-law….

Finally some finished objects

Not sure how many years ago I started this lap quilt but I have finally finished it. I have also finished a jumper I was knitting for myself.  The knitting was finished a while ago but I kept putting off the sewing together of the pieces.  That project is now finished too. The colour is…

Slow progress

It is a while now since I started this jumper for myself.  The pattern requires the use of a cable needle every second row so you really can’t get any speed up.  I also have been doing more reading than knitting lately so that is why this has been so slow.  Hopefully this week I…