Gift Knitting Redux

Last year I really nailed the gift knitting thing. I knitted 7 pairs of toddler socks, a long one skein cowl, a barnraising blanket, 2 pairs of socks, 4 hats, a child’s sweater, I crocheted pot grabbers and knitted a large christmas pudding tea cosy at my mum’s request. Everything was completed in time to … More Gift Knitting Redux

New Years Knight

I’m still catching up with Christmas knitting reports but now for the finale – My Knight’s sweater. The plan here was to knit a sweater that would look like chain mail for my Knight enthusiast nephew. It seemed like a pretty straightforward plan until I got started with it. It started with choice of pattern … More New Years Knight

Christmas Knits No.4 – Straightfoward Mittens indeed

My fourth Christmas knit is now completed. These are Mone Dräger’s aptly named Straightforward Mitts and they are exactly that. Just enough pattern not to be completely boring, but easy enough for car knitting as we made our way south for Christmas. Here’s one waiting at the Channel Tunnel Check in: The pattern is worked up … More Christmas Knits No.4 – Straightfoward Mittens indeed