Tag Archives: Nanook

Gloves and more gloves

The Ios are finished, and blocked. This is how the green one looked before (left) and after (right) blocking. Quite a difference. The glove blockers I made worked a treat, but I’ve had to make a new, longer thumb than … Continue reading

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Nanook revealed

The big reveal Despite my worst fears, an iron and a damp cloth were all that was needed to stop the stocking stitch (stockinette) back of this cardigan from rolling. I was convinced I was going to have to pull … Continue reading

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On soldiers and knitwear

Nanook – (almost) finished At last, over a year after starting this all-in-one, top-down project, I am done. It has taken an age, but to be fair that is because I had a rest of about ten months in the … Continue reading

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Autumn knitting – a tale of two cardigans

Back to Nanook In October last year I started knitting a Nanook cardigan in lovely, squishy Drops Nepal. It’s knitted all-in-one, from the top down, which meant that I soon had a lot of stitches on my needle. The only … Continue reading

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Two bags

Canvas log carrier My latest project is a canvas bag for carrying logs, which I’m rather pleased with. I didn’t know such things existed until I saw one at someone’s house recently and thought, “That’s just what we need for … Continue reading

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