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…

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…

The most interesting little shop in Lakes

Stitches ‘N’ Things I have no photo of the shop but it is only a tiny shop in the main street of Lakes Entrance. Recently I made a return visit to this wonderful shop.  It is a treasure trove of all things you need for knitting, crochet and sewing, but not dressmaking patterns or dress…

Some quiet play in the house. . . it is possible.

This little bag is one of the pieces of craft I have completed recently.  I was making some crochet balls to use in the house so our granddaughter could practise her throwing.  Our grandson had used some Japanese juggling figures for throwing when he was little and I thought this would be good to add…

Experimenting with colourwork in knitting

I am slowly reducing my stash of wool but still have a long way to go.  The difficulty is knowing what to make with the odd balls of wool as generally there is not enough of one colour to make a complete garment. I have a Pinterest board for woolwork and one for yoke sweaters….

Purlsoho or Purlbee have you heard of either?

My elder daughter pointed me in the direction of Purlbee as she knew how I enjoyed looking for new knitting patterns and beautiful wool. Purlbee is just the site for that. A World of Inspiration: The Purl Bee, Created for You by Purl Soho  The reason I mention this is I have just completed a jumper…