Tag Archives: cast-on

The sock so far …

I was after a simple sock pattern – not completely plain, but easy enough for everyday knitting. My friend – and knitting guru – had recently recommended Nutkin, a free pattern by Knitzi (available via Ravelry), and I decided to give it … Continue reading

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Casting on another WIP

This wasn’t meant to happen … I’ve cast on another project before finishing one off 😉 This was my holiday knitting, accompanying me on my travels around Northumberland. It is the Wheal Shawl pattern by Anniken Allis and the yarn is Spirit … Continue reading

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A tall tale (tail?)

Having offered to sew up a cardigan for a friend, I realised how we take for granted some of the small tips and tricks that we develop over the years and utilise in our own crafting. One of my own … Continue reading

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Casting on with a crochet hook

I mentioned in a previous post that I’m a convert to the method of using a crochet hook to cast on my knitting – it gives a neat, stretchy edge that looks more like a cast off edge than a cast on … Continue reading

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