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My first colourwork - Saudade

I’ve finished my first Fair Isle project, Saudade! In my last post, I mentioned I’d been struggling to achieve consistent tension as a beginner to stranded colourwork. 790 more words

Craft

Bousta Beanie KAL - choosing colours

Its been a bit of a dreich and damp day in Lerwick today so the thought of a nice new knitted hat is ideal! Our… 496 more words

Jamieson And Smith

Bousta Beanie KAL

Hello everyone, I cant believe we are now into August! For us that means one thing – next month is Shetland Wool Week! So we thought this is the perfect time to think about a KAL for this years hat – the… 247 more words

Jamieson And Smith

FO: Priha socks (Tour De Sock warm up)

Guess what? More finished socks! I feel like I’ve knit nothing but socks for months, but at this time of year I don’t want big heavy projects as they make me too hot to work on, so socks are perfect. 868 more words

Knit

Experimenting with colourwork

Knitting colourwork has never been my strong suit. Besides my complete inability to choose cohesive colour schemes, the technical skills involved in stranded knitting and intarsia always seemed beyond me. 448 more words

Craft

Double Knit Doctor Who Scarf

This scarf was another late Christmas present for my Granddad (returning visitors to the blog may notice a theme of late presents as I take on too many projects at once). 625 more words

Colourwork

Knitting season

It’s winter! That means I have to stop bitching about it being cold (because it’s supposed to be), and I get to wrap myself in wool without feeling like I’m overdressed. 779 more words

Knitting