My current work in progress:

Cornflower, a design from Marie Wallin from her pattern collection entitled Meadow. It is knit on a size 3.25mm needle with Sincere Sheep Cormo Sport in the Hathor’s Gem colorway.

Alcedo Socks

It’s January 2020 — that means that it is the month for my pattern in Boost Your Knitting — a toe-up gusset heel sock. Check out the blog post from the Arnall-Culliford Knitwear blog on January 2 for all the deets, including a knit-along. Meanwhile, I am working along on my Yell Cardi. I worked […]

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Yell

Thank you for all your very kind comments about my Mary Tudor cardi. In answer to a couple of questions in the comments, I did indeed steek the sleeve caps. So of course I cast on something new. This is the beginning of Yell, a design from Marie Wallin from her pattern collection entitled Shetland. […]

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Mary Tudor

I finished my Mary Tudor cardigan yesterday: I purchased the kit for this from Virtualyarns.com — it is knit from Alice Starmore’s 2-ply Hebridean on a 3.25mm needle. I love the mitred corners at the bottom hem: I found a pretty vintage button on etsy to use for this: As you can see, Loki is […]

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Sleeve Start

Yesterday I finished knitting the body of my Mary Tudor cardi and started a sleeve: As you can see, Loki is helping. When you get to the sleeve cap, you have the option of either knitting back and forth or in the round with a steek. There are advantages to each: If you knit back […]

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Mary Tudor

I’ve made some good progress on my Mary Tudor cardigan. I’ve just started the armholes: This is not a typical fair isle construction where you pick up stitches and kn it down from the armhole. Rather you knit the sleeve in the round from the cuff up and set it into the armhole. Once you […]

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