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 the side of the hand and adds interest to both the back of the hand and the palm. The rib … More Christmas Knits No.4 – Straightfoward Mittens indeed

Giftalong Pick No.2 : I need some Moa Mitts

My next pick from the Ravelry Indie Designers Giftalong are the Moa Mitts by Åsa Tricosa Designs, aren’t they gorgeous. © tricosa (used with permission) Åsa is probably best know for her garments which use innovative construction techniques to great effect. When I was looking for a way of explaining this I checked out the ‘about me’ page of Åsa Tricosa Designs and saw that Åsa says: I design mostly seamless and top-down and am tempted by clever solutions. I … More Giftalong Pick No.2 : I need some Moa Mitts

Small World

October wasn’t a great month for me. I had a pretty bad car accident and whilst I wasn’t badly hurt it really shook me up and took a while for me to get my head around what had happened. It did mean that my head wasn’t in a good place for work and dealing with spreadsheets and data and instead I focussed on some new designs. Working out the crown decreases on a hat was … More Small World