Being a big fan of trawling the internet looking for patterns and yarn, almost 50% of my purchases involve US sizes and yarn weights. So here are some conversion charts, for those who require them!
I started a hat for my sister-in-law, Jen, but she was so excited it ended up being a headband! Doesn’t she look happy (and warm!) with my little Nephew, Antoine, in the picture?!
I picked up this pattern, and lovely hand-spun wool, from the Handspinner Having Fun (on the Isle of Skye, Scotland) when on a geology break – I ended up not actively taking part in as my broken foot complained and swelled… what else could I do, but invest in some needles and wool and start knitting?! Read more
This is my all time favourite knitted hat pattern, in wool that I love!
If you have knit with wool from Noro before, you will completely understand why…. the choice of colours and feel of the wool is just wonderful! Read more
After inheriting my Nanna’s Knitting Needles (and soooo much more), I had to go through them and check what I had double, and which I was keeping. There were 100’s…. so after finalising what I was keeping, I needed an easier way to store – and find! – them. I did not use a pattern for this, but sewed it together adhoc.
This jacket is my favourite knitting creation so far – and I wear it loads!
SIRDAR Escape Chunky knitting pattern 9214 (jacket, waistcoat, hat 24/26 – 40/42″