Christmas cast-on day 5

My final knitted cast-on and it’s another pair of mittens using more wool from the Countess! I’m a visual learner and much prefer to see someone demonstrate a technique if I’ve not done it before. I’m also quite happy getting lost down a YouTube hole watching different videos/podcasts/tutorials. My go-to knitting help on YouTube isContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 5”

Christmas cast-on day 2

It happened again… Lovely pattern, gorgeous yarn – not a good match together! My day 2 cast-on was the Coffee Break cowl by Louise Tilbrook which has a lovely texture effect. The yarn I chose is a Grande Merino DK weight from Countess Ablaze in the BoJo’s Brexshit Bonanza colourway. The blue base is soContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 2”

Christmas cast-on day 1

Well my Christmas cast-on party has started and it’s with mixed results on day 1! First up on my needles was planned to be the Mindfulness Cowl by Louise Tilbrook, but a few inches into the pattern and I’ve decided the wool I chose isn’t right for the pattern. The wool is by the awesomeContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 1”

Christmas cast-ons

Last year I cast on a small project for ‘me’ on Christmas Eve, I’m not one for mounds of yarn being turned into Christmas gifts, but I’d been working on a few projects for others last year so it was nice to make something just for me. I planned the same for this year butContinue reading “Christmas cast-ons”

March week 11 and 12

Life got in the way… I missed a week of blogging… I was out all day last Sunday so had planned to blog on Monday, but then that became Tuesday, which became Wednesday… (you get the picture!) so sit back and read this weeks bumper edition! Week 11 – 11th to 17th March Projects cast-onContinue reading “March week 11 and 12”