Friday, 30 September 2016

Sock yarn squares

I have been knitting some squares from leftover sock yarn; I have only done a few, but plan to do some more over the coming months and will probably use them to make a couple of cushion covers. The two skeins of Opal sock yarn pictured here are really pretty, as they have glittery bits of silvery thread in the yarn. I ordered them online from Knit World in Wellington; they arrived today and helped to brighten up an otherwise rainy and gloomy day.

Saturday, 3 September 2016

My new project

I recently bought this book from Knit World, as I like classic knits and am planning a few additions to my knitwear collection.

I have chosen this sweater which also appears on the front cover and am using Patons Bluebell 5ply, as I want a sweater which is not too thick and can be layered over long sleeved shirts.

I chose this burgundy shade for my sweater, as it will go with black, grey or navy skirts and trousers and also denim jeans.