A granny square shrug in cotton

I mentioned in a previous post that I had purchased some cotton for a project for my elder daughter.  The cotton that I purchased was for this Granny square shrug. The shrug is from the pattern book 228 “Crochet Modern Vintage”  – 15 designs for women in Panda Cotton Blend 8ply.  It is difficult to…

Knitting with thick wool, it’s like knitting with rope.

I am knitting a cardigan for myself and I am knitting it with the wool called Inca.  It is certainly what you would call a quick knit.  The pattern is from Patons Booklet 1294. The previous piece of knitting I did was with 4 ply and Inca is about a 14 ply although it states…