Jumpers · My Creations · Stitching · Yarny Stuff

Deep Ocean Twist

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

Jumpers · Yarny Stuff

See What I Got!

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!

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What’s On My Needles? Part Two

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

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My Knitting Style(s)

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)