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Christmas Stocking 71

This is a perfect rainbow Christmas stocking. The colours have to be bright. Sometimes I’m too lazy to look for the perfect next colour…

It’s  a small acrylic version of my Christmas stocking. 8 more words

Fair Isle Friday

#fairislefriday is an Instagram hashtag which you can take a look at if you are on Instagram. You see some great things. Fair Isle is a bit more than   two colour work. 96 more words


Christmas Stocking 65

I designed a gorilla, it was a little tricky. They’re supposed to be big and I didn’t have that many stitches available. The face isn’t very detailed. 7 more words

Knitting is my art form

Stranded colorwork is my most favorite type of knitting. I love nature and I love paintings, but no matter how many times I try I will never be able to paint a landscape, or animal, or anything any better than my 7 yr old (he is actually way better than I am). 14 more words


Christmas Stocking 63

This is such a bright and cheerful stocking! It’s supposed to be for using leftover bits, but I usually end up buying more colours….

Christmas stocking 59

A small wool Christmas stocking with an angel. Green and white is a popular colour combination.

Available on Etsy

If at first you don't succeed.

One of my challenges for this year was to learn to knit colorwork. I love the look of stranded or fair isle knitting and I felt like I was to the point where I could learn a few things in knitting. 517 more words