Featured FO: Hut 8

Posted: November 25, 2015

Featured FO: Hut 8

Today I thought I'd show you my lovely Hut 8 cardigan. I finished it ages ago (in April), have worn it loads, and finally got these pics when we were in Ireland in June (and it's now November, ahem)..        This is pertinent now because Askham 4ply is currently 25% off (I haven't decided how long for yet), and the mild weather means it's still good for 4ply garments! I just liked not having to alternate skeins, which is lazy I know. This colour way is Crocosmia - it goes with a surprising range of other wardrobe staples.    ...


A handknit hat: Lapsang

Posted: November 11, 2015

A handknit hat: Lapsang

Today I thought I'd talk a little about Lapsang; a pattern by Clare Devine, as part of the Tea Party collection. She has also blogged today about the story of this lovely pattern HERE. This is my second Lapsang (Raveled HERE); it took me about four hours to make.. So it's one that you can come back to over and over again. Need a gift for tomorrow? Cast on tonight,and you can have it blocked overnight, ready for tomorrow. Awesome! The yarn I used is the same as in my previous post (and I'm sure will feature in many, many...


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