Knitting

Upside, downside

I've worked diligently at my knitting this past week. I unpicked the front of the Lace Panel Sweater from the armhole to a couple of inches above the hem and re-knitted it, changing the location of the waist shaping. This has improved the whole look and I'm so glad I decided not to simply make… Continue reading Upside, downside

Knitting

When two tribes start to knit

In all things there are basically two tribes. One does things one particular way, the other does the exact opposite. There are actually three tribes, the third comprising the majority of the population who don't fit into the particular two tribes you're discussing, but they can safely be ignored. I'm thinking today about the people… Continue reading When two tribes start to knit

Craft · Knitting · Writing

Out of hibernation

I don't usually feel the desire to hibernate during winter, but this year that's exactly what I've been doing. I stepped away from a lot of my normal activities during December and the first half of January: knitting, writing, exercising have all gone by the board. I've mainly been eating and working on my cushion… Continue reading Out of hibernation

Knitting

Nothing exciting

Yes, I must admit from the start that this isn't an exciting knit, but it is a new cast-on and I am picking it up regularly, which just goes to show how vast the chasm can be between 'exciting' and 'interesting'. I was in two minds whether to put 'worthwhile' there instead of 'interesting', but… Continue reading Nothing exciting