Category Archives: knitting

Baby hats

I finished the baby hat that matches the little top I made recently. The pattern is Super Stretchy Baby Hat. There was just enough yarn to complete it but not enough for the I-cord “bobble” at the crown. So I … Continue reading

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Sheepy fun

Masham Sheep Fair Friends from “down south” came to visit last weekend. We took them to Rievaulx Abbey on Saturday morning and then, on the way home, called in at Masham. The annual Sheep Fair was on and the website … Continue reading

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The origin of “bra”?

I’m still knitting the little top for the new arrival due at the end of this month. I showed it to a French friend who immediately said, “It’s a brassière!”. That surprised me, until she explained that a brassière is … Continue reading

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A trip to Cornwall

We’ve had a few days in Cornwall, visiting friends who live near Polperro.  We started by exploring the town itself, which was thronging with visitors at this time of year. But, thankfully, it is closed to traffic apart from residents’ … Continue reading

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Baby stuff and an amethyst shawl pin

Boy bib I’ve had a lot of work to do this week, including a trip to Wales and a few sessions on the laptop this weekend. It hasn’t left a lot of time for crafting, but I did manage to … Continue reading

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The last mohair scarf

I’ve finally used up the mohair I bought in about 1984.  The last of the 4 scarves, in red yarn, is in a diamond and bead stitch which has opened up beautifully in blocking. Now, what to knit next?

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