Of finishing, that is. I am teaching a Finishing Class tonight. For three Mondays in a row six eager students want to learn about the techniques that make a knitted project ready to wear. We cover everything from weaving in ends, sewing seams and picking up stitches to placing buttonholes, binding off with a sewn … Continue reading You don’t have to be afraid
L.1 by Antonia Shankland This week we’re starting a new regular post theme on the blog in which Lisa, Mona, Samantha, and I will alternately provide sneak peaks of store samples and personal projects in progress as another way of sharing ideas and inspiration. First up, on my needles this week, L.1 – a free … Continue reading On the needles…
I know it’s crazy to be posting a free afghan pattern in the middle of a heatwave but, seriously, there’s no better time to get started on a project like this than the summer. If you time things right, you could have it ready just in time for the deep-freeze you know is coming. I … Continue reading Free pattern Friday: Cables & Ripples Afghan
(I fear you are going to read the word ‘colour’ a lot in this one! Bear with me.) Colours make me happy. One of the best things about starting a new project is choosing the colour. I like colour. Anyone who has met me in the store can attest to the fact that I am … Continue reading What’s your Colour?
The year is still new, how about your knitting? Does it feel new and exciting also? Or could it be that you feel bogged down by one or other project that has been lingering on the needles forever and just won’t end? Please excuse the mess. And that’s not all of it. With the arrival … Continue reading Of WIPs, UFOs and Whatnots