So, I cast on my latest acquisition, using a free pattern from garnstudio.com called Rose Twist. It is knitted with one strand each of Drops Alpaca and Kid-Silk on 5mm needles.I replaced Drops Alpaca (100% Alpaca) with Nord which is a 45% Alpaca, 30% Polyamide, 25% Wool mix (same yarn group), and you'll notice that… Continue reading Deep Ocean Twist
In the post on Tuesday. These yarny gorgeousness came in the post, and I'm itching to cast on. I needed to order a couple more balls of yarn for my Sirdar Click cardigan, and these just 'dropped' into my shopping basket. They are Drops Nord (new) and Kid-Silk, and will become a jumper. I'll probably… Continue reading See What I Got!
Since my cardigan is nearing completion, it's time to unveil the remaining three projects currently on my needles. Remember I said in that same post that I have four projects on my needles. First up is this Borboleta top by Louisa Harding in her Noema yarn, made up of cotton (75%), acrylic (20%) and polyamide (5%). This baby… Continue reading What’s On My Needles? Part Two
I've been knitting for almost two years now, and though I didn't take classes, I don't think it'd be fair to say I'm self-taught because I learnt from the amazing knitters on YouTube too numerous to mention. I remember trying to learn how to cast on from a book, but just couldn't. Then, I went… Continue reading My Knitting Style(s)