Category Archives: Finished Objects

Seven Skeins

Back in September I signed up to Kate Davies’ Seven Skeins club, and could barely contain my excitement. Kate is a renowned connoisseur of all that’s woolly and home-grown, so when she announced her plans to launch her own yarn … Continue reading

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Lush On Tour

No, that’s not a reference to my enthusiastic sampling of Poland’s craft beer during my stay in Gdansk. The ‘Lush’ in question is of course my cardigan, which I managed to finish in time for my trip. Here I am … Continue reading

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Lapsang

I’d set myself a deadline to finish this in time for Truck Festival last Friday and I just managed it! It looks better with shorts but I’m afraid modesty got the better of me here. Lapsang is a design by … Continue reading

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All In A Good Cause

Our latest issue features a charity campaign on behalf of the RNIB, (the Royal National Institute of Blind People), and it’s such a fun idea I couldn’t help but get involved. Free with this month’s mag is the yarn and … Continue reading

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Victory Sweater

Keen-eyed observers who saw my last post may have spotted a finished object which I haven’t yet mentioned. Yes, I finished my Victory Sweater in time to wear it┬áproudly on Yarn Shop Day. (Actually I was very glad to wear … Continue reading

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When is a cushion not a cushion?

  That’s right, when it’s a scarf! You may remember back in May I set myself the challenge of creating a cushion to add some colour to our plain sofa. I carefully selected six colours of Rowan Felted Tweed DK, … Continue reading

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A hat and some history

I’ve recently finished knitting Rachel Coopey’s Bedale, and very pleased I am with it, too. There’s something so fresh about its graphic, two-colour Fair Isle and elongated crown (it’s by far┬áthe slouchiest hat I’ve ever made!) Admittedly it took a … Continue reading

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