For Fox Sake Sweater

A graphic yolk sweater for our Fox mad friend Sharon! By Maxim Cyr Started: 21st September 2020 Finished: 13th December 2020 Pattern Link: Yarn Used: West Wool Tandem, DK John Arbon Textiles Paint By Numbers, DK (for the orange) Main colour approx. 985 metres Contrast colour 1 (blue) approx. 20p metres Contrast colour 2Continue reading “For Fox Sake Sweater”

Antler Toque

Antler Toque A cable hat with simple antler design. Started: 21st October 2020 Finished: 25th October 2020 Pattern Link: Yarn Used: Rowan Pure Wool Worsted c. 150 yards Colourway: Raspberry – c. 150 yards Tools Used: 5mm needle plus cable needle Mini blog After the success of Dad’s hat, Mum wanted in on theContinue reading “Antler Toque”

Simple Cable Beanie

Simple Cable Beanie by Mairin Ni Dhonncha A ribbed beanie with a simple cable motif! Started: 3rd October 2020 Finished: 7th October 2020 Pattern Link: Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners Croft c. 100 yards Colourway: Laxfirth – Dark Grey – c. 100 yards Tools Used: 5mm needle plus cable needle A mini blog: AsContinue reading “Simple Cable Beanie”

Rory Cardigan by Sarah Hatton

Rory Cardigan A new staple for my winter wardrobe! Started: 1st March 2020 Finished: 28th September 2020 Pattern Link: Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners Croft 1,369 yards / 1,251 metres Colourway: Laxfirth – Dark Grey – 1,369 yards / 1,251 metres Tools Used: 4.5mm needle for ribbing and button bands 5mm needle for mainContinue reading “Rory Cardigan by Sarah Hatton”

BOB socks

BOB socks by Louise Tilbrook Classic socks with a simple twisted rib design. Started: 17th January 2018 Finished: 27th August 2020 Pattern Link: Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4 ply Solid Approx 70g in total Colourway: Bullfinch (self striping) Tools Used: 2.25mm DPNs A mini-blog I started these socks in 2018 but forContinue reading “BOB socks”

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: 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”

Marled Mania Sweater

West Knits Marled Mania Sweater A super colourful West Knits sweater! Started: 9th May 2020 Finished: 31st May 2020 Pattern Link: (please note, Ravelry only link) Yarn Used: Colourful Creativity Smooth Sock yarn – main colours c. 1000 yards Filcolana Arwetta Classic – contrast colours I c. 900 yards, II c. 460 yards Colourway:Continue reading “Marled Mania Sweater”

Courteeners Cushion

Courteeners cushion A personalised birthday present for a Courteeners fan! Started: 4th May 2020 Finished: 10th May 2020 Pattern Link: This was a self-designed pattern Yarn Used: Drops Nepal 181 yards in total Colourway: Cream, Black and Red Tools Used: 5mm needle Mini blog My brother made a throw away comment a few weeks agoContinue reading “Courteeners Cushion”

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…”