I can’t believe it. I actually did it. A jumper in a weekend. All blocked, seams sewn, ends woven in, with two hours to spare! I used just under 9 balls, and that’s with adding 5cm to the length in the hips because I’m quite tall. Verdict on the pattern: it’s fabulous. The shaping is absolutely… Continue reading Wool Week Day 7: Victory!
See this? Yarn, needles and a pattern. I bought it 3 hours ago at Purl City Yarns. By the end of Wool Week (Sunday night) it will be a jumper. The pattern is one we’ll be publishing in a future issue of Knit Now – a cute little jumper by Michaela Moores. I fell in… Continue reading Wool Week day 5: Proof that I’ve finally lost my marbles
Wow, today has been incredible! So many wonderful people on the train, and the flag is nearly finished – just a few more squares to knit and some sewing up tomorrow. It’s rather late (not technically day 3 any more) so here’s a photodump of some of today’s best bits. And now, my bed is… Continue reading Wool Week Day 3: Sheep on a Train
A midday train to Edinburgh may not have the same poetic ring to it as the midnight train to Georgia, but I take my happy where I find it and I’m going to have this in my head for the next few days because I’m going to be celebrating Wool Week in style with an… Continue reading Wool Week day 2: Choo choo!
Well, it’s day 1 of the Campaign for Wool’s Wool Week and I’m kicking off with a corker. A few weeks ago, I spotted a tweet from the UKHKA saying that Radley London (they of the delicious handbags) were looking for someone to design a knitted version of their trademark Scotty dog to celebrate Wool… Continue reading Wool Week Day 1: Radley!