Heartfelt Shawl

This is Heartfelt, my newest shawl pattern, this shawl was designed purposely to use one of those ‘special’ skeins of yarn, you know the one, that super pretty/expensive yarn you bought and have been saving for something special. This shawl lets you wear your heart on your shoulder and show you yarn just how much[…]

Meandros Shawl

This is Meandros, my fourth shawl from my 6 shawl challenge, and it is now available to download on ravelry. This semicircular shawl is knit all in one piece from the top down, the meander pattern in this shawl is created using slipped stitches, a simple technique that allows you to work with just one yarn at[…]

Shrugs and Bugs

My shrug is going surprisingly well, no major mess-ups so far, here’s a mini picture, I attempted a larger picture, but its looking rather scrumpled up at the moment. As you can see I am continuing my love affair with garter stitch, tonight I will be casting off the short sleeves and hopefully I will[…]

A small shrug

I am taking a short break from shawl knitting as I want to make myself a shrug, this is the yarn I’m planning on using, its manos del Uruguay silk blend in candyfloss. I couldn’t find a pattern that was exactly what I want so am writing my own, knitting it top down means I[…]

Hearts at last

After all the trials and tribulations that I had with designing a heart themed shawl it has finally been finished, blocked, photographed and is now being test knitted. I don’t know why I had so many problems with the design of this shawl, think I may have been suffering from some sort of mental block[…]

Rock Pool Shawl

My Rock Pool Shawl pattern is finally available to download! This shawlette is knit all in one piece from the top down with the main body knit all in garter stitch leading to a pretty, open lace edging. Rock Pool is perfect for both varigated and solid coloured yarns and is ideal for using up that[…]