Monthly Archives: July 2012

After knitting an adult-size garment, making a child’s vest seems like a breeze. Using Jo Sharp’s Classic DK wool in ‘mandarin’ (having taken advantage of the heavy discounted price), this wool vest (pattern by Pierrott) was very quick from start to finish. Read More


At long last, the Paton’s Zhivago Winter Wrap is completed using Jo Sharp’s Silkroad Aran (85% Wool, 10% Silk & 5% Cashmere). After a number of false starts due to misunderstanding the tension, the knitting turned out to be relatively straight-forward. Read More

When one is knitting and there is a cat about, one always has to be careful that the dancing yarn doesn’t attract her attention.

Felt toys and felt balls left on the floor keep Gugu amused for hours.