Sunday, 24 October 2010


I haven't had much time to sew recently - coat still very much in the muslin stage - so in the spare time I have had, I've started knitting! The great thing about knitting is that you don't need much equipment (essentially two sticks and some string!) and it's really easy to pick up and put down. I had started a baby's cardigan MONTHS ago which I've finally almost finished, just need to sew it together in finish the front band (with buttonholes - gagh!) and I'm also having a bash at socks - first prototype in the pic! The whole four kneedles thing was a little off-putting at first (I find it difficult enough to wrangle two), but I'm getting there I think. Also now that the temperatures are starting to drop in London, I'm going to make a nice hat and scarf - check out the chunky wool (= fast progress!) in the background next to my foot.

My only concern with this knitting malarkey is the temptation of.... yarn stash!


  1. hello! I'm also venturing into knitting territory -it's quite exciting and there are lots of pretty yarns out there...I'm very impressed with the four needle knitting!

  2. I have no idea how to knit. How great to know how!


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