Monthly Archives: January 2017

MTO – Shadow Tunic

On the 14th of January I was commissioned to knit a sweater. The client liked the look of the Mellow Sweater Sample that was hanging in the store, but not really the neckline and wanted some other modifications made. So … Continue reading

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Knitorama Episode 047

Short episode with poor lighting due to the adverse weather conditions, fog and rain!! FINISHED OBJECTS Shadow Tunic own design using Rowan Kidsilk Haze in 653 Shadow and Ovelha Negra Olívia in 57 Dove on 5.5mm Addi Click Interchangeables & 5mm … Continue reading

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Workshop Toe-Up Socks

Today I’ll be at Ovelha Negra from 14.00-18.00 teaching a class/workshop on how to knit toe-up socks for those who have either never knit socks, or want to learn how to knit them toe-up instead of cuff-down. We will start … Continue reading

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Knitorama – Episode 046

Feel free to ignore all the chatter about the weather at the end. FINISHED OBJECTS Workshop Toe-up Samples using left over Rosarios 4 Capuccino yarn and 3.75mm KnitPro Symphony Interchangeables needles. Made for the workshop planned for 28 January 2017 held … Continue reading

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Knitorama – Episode 045

WORKS IN PROGRESS Eye Spy – Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West using Garnstudio Drops Lace in 8903 Black, 8105 Ice Blue & 0100 White on 4mm Addi Click Interchangeables. 2017 Pinwheel Blanket – Caron’s Country Quilt Baby Blanket with my left over … Continue reading

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Workshop – Flax Sweater

Today I’ll be teaching the first part of the Flax Sweater Workshop. My pupils will be measuring their gauge swatch and we’ll be deciding which version (original or light) and what size they’ll be knitting. (above: Flax Worsted in size … Continue reading

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MTO – Socks

At the beginning of December I got the request to make some knee high socks, no problem really, except I was making these for a person who didn’t know they were getting them, and I only had the foot size, … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown & Elf Hat

So I’m back after a bit of a hiatus. I was without my camera for a while, and then it took  a while for me to get reacquainted with it again. Here is a little set I made for one … Continue reading

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Knitorama – Episode 044

First proper episode of the year, very short though, I have a lot to do today. FINISHED OBJECTS 2016 XMAS Eve Socks – my own vanilla sock recipe using Dona Maria Manta (sock blank) and my 2.25mm Hiya Hiya Sharp … Continue reading

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Knitorama – Episode 043

HAPPY NEW YEAR Again a “special” episode, as in I’m not really following my usual format. Enjoy WORKS IN PROGRESS Sock Yarn Mitered Blanket – Borders – Manta by Rosário Albuquerque using Garnstudio Drops Fabel in 107 Navy for the … Continue reading

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