Tag Archives: Colour

Impromptu Mitts

I needed a simple travel project at short notice, so headed to my stash and looked for inspiration. I found it in the form of a 50g ball of Drops Fabel, a variegated 4 ply in a range of blues … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coastal Colours

Don’t you just love it when your knitting matches the colours of the coast? This was my recent holiday knitting, accompanying me out and about on my travels in Wales. It didn’t match every location, but hey, that’s ok 😉 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Update on the Zigzag

It survived the recent WIP/UFO review and in the last couple of weeks I’ve been making an effort to make progress with it … Here’s the latest status of the so-called Zigzag Cowl with only a few metres of yarn left to knit … … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Stripes and more stripes

Back in 2012, I bought some yarn to make the “in” project of the moment, the Color Affection shawl by Veera Välimäki. With hindsight, I now recognise that I had reservations about the colour choices and yarn composition from the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Stranded – in a good way

At last year’s Wonderwool Wales event, I was over the moon to find some hand-spun, hand-dyed wool on the stand of the Ceredigion Guild of Weavers and Spinners. It found an appreciative home with me! Although it is lovely, the rustic texture proved … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Half a shawl = finished project!

This project was loitering in the UFO basket pending a decision about its future … Having gone up half a needle size to achieve a squishy texture, my yardage was affected and it gradually dawned on me that I would not have enough of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Speckles

These beautiful orchids made me think of knitting today – speckles are “in”! They are amazing, aren’t they? What has reminded you of knitting today? I’d love to hear about it! 🙂    

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Easter egg decorations

I got a bit carried away with my Easter egg decorations this year … At least they are calorie-free! Have you made any spring decorations this year? I’d love to hear about them! Happy Easter! 🙂

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Knitting (print) bag

Yes, even my non-knitting friends are constantly on the look-out for knitting themes for me! This fold-up shopping bag was a perfect gift … Cute dogs, cheerful colours, a practical purpose AND a knitting print. I love it! This will certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Pick of the bunch

Inspired by the early spring sunshine, and the bright oddments in my stash bag, I couldn’t resist having a go at this sweet, rustic flower pattern from Val Pierce’s Love Knitting book. In the book, the original flowers were sewn … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment