Stitches – Week 5 – Block Weave

A simple pattern worked with blocks of garter and rib stitches where both sides of work look very similar. This fabric gives a slightly thicker feel, well suited to use for homeware such as blankets and cushions. A good sized square makes for great dish/face cloths too! The stitch is…

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Stitches – Week 4 – Herringbone Rib

How did you like last week’s Herringbone Stitch? Did you get the chance to try it out yet? Staying with the Herringbone Stitch theme, this weeks stitch has a slightly raised surface which would look great as a feature on jumpers, socks, or try on a pair of hand-warmers. Endless…

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Stitches – Week 3 – Herringbone

This week let’s try a simple Herringbone Stitch. This is a perfect stitch for scarves and jumpers when using a flatter yarn without much of it’s own characteristics. Worked over a multiple of 7sts plus 1st and starting on the wrong side of work: Row 1 & 3 (WS): Purl…

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Christmas Cheer

When I first started thinking about writing a Christmas post it was October and the leaves were only just beginning to change colour here in Wales. Where did the last two months go? In fact how did the last nine months disappear just like that?! Everything seems quite surreal, particularly…

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Victoria Poncho – a satisfyingly quick knit! The Poncho is a rectangle worked flat in Stocking stitch and rib pattern, with decreases for the neck opening. The sleeves are knitted on after main body is finished. It is easily adapted to fit all sizes and all instructions are given in…

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