Finished with different wool

I wrote previously about a shrug I was knitting for my daughter.  The shrug was one that she had started and didn’t have the time to finish. I have finally finished the shrug but I was not happy with it.  I did not have enough wool to complete the project and could find no wool…

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…

Beret good!

Another piece of knitting completed recently was this beret. I was using up some left over wool from a cardigan I had knitted. The pattern was from this booklet.  The beret is the white one on the right. I liked the finished beret except for the way the scallop edge was done.  The scallop was…

Sugar fairies

My last knitting item was a cardigan for my granddaughter.  I chose a pattern from the Paton’s book Sugar Fairies. You can see pictures of all items in the book here. I’m not so sure about having press studs and a bow but hopefully it will look ok when it is on my granddaughter. The…