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Knitting in the round

I knit a lot of things in the round and usually knit using dpn’s as I always get stuck when having to decrease.
Take a hat for example, you use the correct size circular needles to do the job then it comes to decreasing and all of a sudden you are stretching your stitches and risk putting the hat out of shape! 41 more words


Work in Progress : Toe-Up Blueberry Waffle Socks #2

Still working on my Blueberry Waffle Socks by Sandy Turner (free pattern on Ravelry). This project allows me to take a break from intense stockinette portion on sweater knitting! 117 more words


Work in Progress : Sock Yarn Sweater

What’s on my needles this week? Well…Something crazy…This winter, my goal is to have knitted a sweater or a cardigan for each member of the family. 165 more words


Infinity Scarf, Honey Cowl

If you want something warm for winter or a pretty gift to give, this was an easy, enjoyable pattern. I made this as a gift for my sister-in-law (shout out to Kim). 224 more words

Hand-Made {DIY}

Knit Ribbed Beanie ~ pattern

The other day, I decided to make a beanie for a male friend. He asked for a simple ribbed beanie in a dark grey color. I wasn’t very surprised ’cause guys generally prefer plain patterns and muted colors! 157 more words


Work in Progress : Toe-Up Blueberry Waffle Socks

I recently came across a very nice tutorial video showing how to knit Toe-Up socks and decided to give it a try. You can find it on the… 163 more words


Hat on circular needles

In readiness for knitting Eldest Mudlets’ Christmas garment, I decided to try working a hat on circular needles and see how I got on. Circulars are something I have avoided following an abortive attempt to use them some twenty years or so ago but following on from my success with knitting two different coloured yarns in one pattern, I felt I really needed to stop being silly and try again. 290 more words