I had the opportunity to do my first test knit for a designer a few weeks ago and the pattern has now been released on Ravelry. It’s called Wintercloud by Suvi Simola. Continue reading
Category Archives: Knit
My first time podcasting
I’ve taken the plunge and decided to try out podcasting!
My first episode is now live on YouTube which you can find by searching for “givemeacrown podcast”, or you can view it here:
I’ve written up show notes, and the Ravelry group should be up and running soon.
I hope you enjoy my first try at podcasting, and I’d love to know what you think :)
Sometimes the knitting needles have a mind of their own and all I can do is follow along. That’s what happened with these Accidental socks.
I wanted to try out two colour cast-ons and found a photo tutorial from Talena Winters. I picked up two balls of Regia from my stash without too much thought for the colours because I was going to try it, rip it out, and put the yarn back in my stash… but the knitting needles took control. Continue reading
Saint Rémy top-down pullover
The chill is well and truly in the air here in Sydney as I’ve been working on my first top-down pullover from the free knitty.com pattern, Saint Rémy, using Morris & Sons Estate 4 ply wool. Continue reading
I’ve been finding that when I knit socks my second sock ends up with a slightly tighter gauge than the first so I decided to try and combat this by knitting a pair of socks two-at-a-time. Continue reading