I have NO business doing this, but I made an impulse to purchase wool for the Knit British Hapalong, (Hap-KAL?) A hap is usually a square shawl, more like a blanket you can cuddle someone up in. Here's a bit about the history. I found out about it through Ravelry in the Knit British group.… Continue reading Colours for KnitBritish’s Hap-pening!
This pattern, Lightfrost by Louise Zass-Bangham, alternates silky stripes with translucent stripes. My recent attempts at other knitting projects reminded me I'm still very much a beginner. So I decided to try this super simple triangle shawl. The graphic effect of the stripes is a good pay off for something rather simple. I've also learned… Continue reading Lightfrost shawl in all Fyberspates yarn
I almost want to write six different reviews for this yarn, but you'd think I was crazy right? But I have to say the three colours of the wool have subtle differences so you'd need three. Then I'd have to write a review in three different stitches and needle sizes. And I'm only talking about… Continue reading Yarn review: Blacker Yarns, Gotland 4 ply
I have a problem with first finding out the "right" way to do something before I jump in. So, instead of writing a yarn review as intended, I've written HOW to write a yarn review. OK so, I'm no expert on this. I'm a total beginner knitter, but I do know that one good way… Continue reading How to write a yarn review