I’m pleased to announce that my latest pattern La Primavera Top is now published! You can buy it on Ravelry here. This Versatile top can be knit with cap sleeves, 3/4 sleeves or long sleeves and you even get a choice of hem finishes, a pretty picot hem or a rolled-hem finish so there are loads of… Continue reading La Primavera Top
My latest design (more on that very soon) features a pretty folded picot hem. I’m a big fan of folded hems and use them a lot in my designs. I think they are a great finish for garments, they look pretty and stylish and suit kids and adult garments alike. It has prompted me to write… Continue reading Create the perfect Folded Picot Hems
Knitting can be tough on your hands and wrists. Non-Knitting friends may laugh at us when we tell them this but it’s true. knitting really can take its toll on our poor hands and wrists. A few weeks back I blogged about knitting hand balms and included a recipe to make your own 100% natural hand… Continue reading The Benefits of Bamboo Needles
I was quite a late-comer to knitting-in-the-round. For the first few years of my knitting life I knit everything in pieces to be seamed together at the end. My Nan (who taught me to knit) knit everything this way except if she was knitting a polo-neck sweater so I guess that as she knit everything… Continue reading Round Round, Baby, Round Round
Every knitter has been there – the point at which you know you’ve gone slightly wrong in a pattern and really the best thing to do would be to rip back and re-knit the offending part. It’s one of the hardest decisions to make but believe me, ripping back is always the best thing to… Continue reading Rip it back and start again?