Sandrine Shawl #2

Sandrine Shawl by Gäelle Henriett A ‘v’ shaped shawl crocheted from the centre outwards. Started: 20th April 2020 Finished: 2nd August 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/crochetwithgaelle/?ref=share Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Gem (Double Knit weight) 756 yards / 697 metres Colourway: Pink Quartz – 439 yards / 405 metres Moonstone – 317 yards / 292Continue reading “Sandrine Shawl #2”

Mountain Mist

Mountain Mist by Tin Can Knits A simple round neck sweater with a colour motif. Started: 1st June 2020 Finished: 19th July 2020 Pattern Link: http://tincanknits.com/pattern-SB-mountainmist.html Yarn Used: Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (Aran weight) 1256 yards / 1148 metres Colourway: Ivory – 818 yards / 748 metres Raspberry (contrast colour 1) – 219 yards /Continue reading “Mountain Mist”

Flower Girl Cardigan

Flower Girl Cardigan by Jenny Watson A cardigan with simple floral lace pattern. Started: 17th June 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.wyspinners.com/Bo%20Peep%20-%20Story%20Book Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Bo Peep (Double Knit weight) 245 yards Colourway: Magic – 245 yards plus odds of yarn from stash for button bands Tools Used: 4mm needleContinue reading “Flower Girl Cardigan”

Stardust Cardigan

Stardust Cardigan by Jenny Watson A simple baby cardigan , perfect for a new born. Started: 21st June 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.wyspinners.com/Bo%20Peep%20-%20Story%20Book Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Bo Peep (Double Knit weight) 147 yards Colourway: Tooth Fairy – 98 yards Tin Man – 47 yards Tools Used: 4mm needle AContinue reading “Stardust Cardigan”

Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket

Knitted Chevron blanket by Jacinta Bowie Super squishy baby blanket in soft farmlands wool, perfect for a new born! Started: 13th April 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: http://www.wyspinners.com/Bo%20Peep%20Knitted%20Zig%20Zag%20Baby%20Blanket%20Kit Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Bo Peep (Double Knit weight) 735 yards / 672 metres Colourway: Sea Horse – 352 yards / 322 metresContinue reading “Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket”

Isolation Project #1

As we approach the end of week 4 of the lockdown in the UK I’ve found myself turning more and more to knitting and crochet. My Ravelry page tells me I’ve got about 10 projects on the go at the moment, but none of them were jumping out to me to get finished, and theContinue reading “Isolation Project #1”

All the bubbles…

My last post was in January… where has the time gone? It’s April 2020 and like most of the World we’re in lockdown. Not only is this the best way to stay safe it also means I’m getting lots of extra hours of crafting done – more on that in future blogs. Today’s post isContinue reading “All the bubbles…”

New projects, lots of planning!

2020 started with a click of the needles and another new cast-on! So on top of the six projects I started over the Christmas break I now have another item on the needles – and there are another eight to come too. I spent some time over the last week looking through patterns for projectsContinue reading “New projects, lots of planning!”

2019 – my year in review

Where did 2019 go? One minute I’m knitting in a coffee shop in Manchester and planning a blog, next minute I’m trying to work out if I need to sleep in order to finish some projects to hit my target! I’m really pleased with my crafting efforts in 2019 despite not hitting both of myContinue reading “2019 – my year in review”