Vacation Knitting

Vacation Knitting

Knitting news The big news is that I have finished the major projects – three, four year old cardigans. and the Belarra Shawl for my Sister-in-Law from Perth. I took the projects with me to Port Douglas where we went for a wedding. We have had several trips away...
Don’t Bleach Your Knitting

Don’t Bleach Your Knitting

My handy hint for this post is don't bleach your knitting. Seems like common sense? Who on earth would bleach knitting? Yes - I did. I use a white spray bottle labelled "Water only" when I am blocking knits. My cleaner uses a white spray bottle labelled "bleach" for...
Purl stitch knit texture patterns and ribbing

Purl stitch knit texture patterns and ribbing

Here I am again, dishing up my knit and purl video, but since my last website went down, it seems logical to repost them. This video continues the series of skills for beginning knitters, or other knitters who would like to improve their knitting skills. This method...
Beginning knitting – cast on

Beginning knitting – cast on

 Methods of Knitting The two main techniques of knitting are called Continental – where the yarn is held in the left hand, and English – where the yarn is held in the right hand. Both methods produce knitted fabric. I am most comfortable with the English...
Next Level Knitting Third Revamp

Next Level Knitting Third Revamp

Welcome, or welcome back to my blog This is version number three of my website. It has been a lesson in persistence for me. I now have taken full control of my own site. I still have a huge amount to learn, and I have decided to record some of the ups and downs of my...