These yarns, sadly, are not mine. I just nicked them from the interweb. Looks really smooshy and yummy, yeah?
There was plenty of the Fjord left so I knitted up this Cabled Hat pattern for my son. First time I did cables, simple ones anyway but I loved it!
Child’s Eart Hat with Tassels. Made with Crystal Palace Puffin in Lilac. This was the first time I knitted in the round with two circular needles. I enjoyed making this project. My son is modelling it here but this now belongs to his big sister.
There was plenty of leftover Puffin so I made my niece a hat. This is Child’s Hat from the Crystal Palace website but with the added pom pom on top.
I love love love Noro Kureyon! This is Booga Bag in Noro Kureyon No. 95 for my daughter. I did hate doing the I-cord because it felt like I knitted ten thousand miles! I made a mistake in the felting though because for some reason it didn’t quite shrink even after three rounds in the wash. She loves it though which is why I made her a mobile phone case with the leftover yarn.
This is my latest finished project. Bucket Bag by Janice Farrell Pea using Noro Kureyon No. 207. I just loved every minute of this! This is the bag pre-felting.
Close up of the wedges at the bottom.
My younger daughter modelling the bag. Huh? She fancied it as a Rasta hat.
Anouk for my niece is still a WIP. This is the front of the dress sitting on stitch holders at the moment while I try and find time to finish the back and the rest of it.
This was the early stages of my Kid Merino and Little Flowers Scarf (Colourway: Tulip).
A bit of improvement. Although my technique is shabby because you can see the uneven stitches there.
And then, 6 months later, it’s finally done! Yes!
Ugh! I hate seeing those uneven stitches.
This is my latest cast-on, Fetching by Cheryl Niamath. I love the yarn, Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran. It was so worth the 5 month wait from DiscountYarnSale.com.
Oh and of course, not to forget my first pair of socks!
Here they are just after I have knitted a few rows for the toes. I’m using the Magic Loop method, which thank God I was able to do after buying the extra long Addi Turbos from Bob and Nancy. The yarn is Shibui Knits in colourway Stone.
This is a more recent photo. I’m just about ready to start on the heels (yikes!!). Since these are my first socks and I learned it all by myself and using the fabulous tutorials available, can someone tell me if the toes look about right? I think they’re a bit too pointy but when try them on my feet they seem to stretch out just fine.