Tag Archives: yarn

Week 44: 30th October – 5th November 2013

5 Nov



Bright socks for a Christmas present. Double-knit wool, knitted in the round on 3.75mm needles.  Knitted to match a pair I made for teddy-bear earlier this summer!


Week 43: 23rd October – 29th October 2013

28 Oct

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Benson and Marieta, two knitted rucksacks for Christmas presents. Pattern from Let’s Knit magazine, September 2013. Knitted with chunky wool on 6mm needles.

Week 38: 17th September – 23rd September 2013

25 Sep

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Emoticon fingerless gloves – double knit yarn knitted on 3.25mm needles. The emoticon motifs were added using swiss darning. Fingerless mitts pattern is my own, the emoticon design is taken from Knitted Gifts, supplement with Let’s Knit Magazine, November 2012. Design by Jane Burn.

Week 36: 3rd September – 9th September 2013

12 Sep

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shrug pin

Prayer shawl made for a friend. Shoulder shrug size. Beaded pin also made by me. This is knitted in a mohair / wool / acrylic yarn which knits up as a aran-weight yarn. It was knitted using 5.5mm circular needles, working back and forth.

Week 31: 31st July – 6th August 2013

3 Aug

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New top! Pattern is Isabella, by Jordana Paige. I adapted it to have a lacy edging on bottom and armholes, and angled the collar slightly. I also made the front ‘medium’ from the 3rd row of eyelets, while keeping the back as a small. The yarn used is Robin 4-ply, and it took c. 150 grams. I knitted it in the round up to the armholes. This is a really simple pattern to knit.

Week 30: 24th July – 30th July 2013

28 Jul

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Crocheted yarn pot – for putting your yarn in when knitting or crocheting to stop it getting dirty or being played with by cats! This is a larger version than my previous one, and is my own pattern. You can thread the yarn out through the top (centre of the flower) or through a hole in one of the ends. This is made from a chunky acrylic yarn so that it’s washable and doesn’t felt. It’s a present for a friend who has a new kitten.

Week 16: 18th April – 24th April 2013

25 Apr

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More socks – walking ones this time. Made with DK yarn, which made them a lot quicker to knit up. I used a hand-dyed yarn for the main socks, and added accents for the cuff, toe, and heel.