Frogging balls or skeins

The jumper was frogged into balls and I was going to wash them as balls until I read a bit about frogging on the internet.  Apparently they suggest that you should wash the frogged wool as skeins rather than balls. I then unwound a few balls into skeins and gave that a go. This is…

Finished.

I have been knitting socks during the cricket and now the rugby.  I stopped half way through in order to make some golf club covers but I then went back to the socks.The wool was a delight to knit with and I think I will use this brand another time.

More left-over wool items

My brother-in-law asked me to knit some covers for his golf clubs as he knew I was trying to use up small amounts of wool.  I had no idea that you could find patterns for golf club covers but a search on Ravelry came up with many different patterns. I decided to make the pattern…

A bit of frogging took place.

I knitted this jumper many, many years ago and the time has come for it to be recycled. The pattern was knitted at a time when things were loose and bulky and that look is definitely not in anymore. The jumper looks dirty in the photo but it was just shadows. The colour is also…

Slippers or bedsocks?

I have been trying to make use of the many left over scraps of wool that I am reluctant to take to the thrift shop.  I decided to look for some patterns that would make use of small quantities of wool and this is the first result.  The yellow wool is from my daughter and…

Gifted wool

My elder daughter had given me some wool that she knew she didn’t have time to use and asked if I would be able to use it.  Of course I grabbed the opportunity and have now just finished that project. The wool was Debbie Bliss Roma and it is a super chunky weight.  I had…