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…

It has been a while

Finally getting down to posting on my blog.  You would think that with the COVID shutdown I would have all the time in the world to write blog posts but I just haven’t felt like it. I have found some sense of normality this week as the Tour de France is on the television, albeit…