Category Archives: yarn

Birthday Yarn

  This is the yarn I got for my birthday. Fantastic isn’t it, all those different colors? It’s a mix of Wool Cotton (which I’ve never used before) and Pure Wool DK. I want to knit Kintyre from Rowan magazine 52. … Continue reading

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Plaid Jacket

I wasn’t really happy with the swatch I made for the Simple – But So Attractive pullover. I really like the yarn (Jamieson and Smith Shetland Supreme), and this pattern wasn’t making the most of it. It looked a bit … Continue reading

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Sinterklaas

Look what Sinterklaas brought me this year: It’s Shetland Supreme jumper weight from Jamieson and Smith. The colour is called Yuglet and it’s a dark gray. It is an undyed yarn. Definitely not a soft yarn, but it does feel … Continue reading

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Bored

I think I am going to rip out another project. I started Paloma from the new Kim Hargreaves book in Pure Wool DK. But somehow this yarn choice doesn’t work out. It looks better in a shinier yarn I think. … Continue reading

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To the fair with mom

I bought loads of new stuff at the Handwerkbeurs (a craft fair). It was nice there, colorful and crowded. Klazien’s Kreatie Shetlands Wolle to knit It Cannot Fail To Please from the book A Stitch In Time: A nice Dutch … Continue reading

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new yarn

I bought 10 skeins of Rowan Silky Tweed in the sale at Jannette’s Rare Yarns. I’ve always wanted to try this yarn, but didn’t like the pattern book for it (too classic for me). Somehow I never came round buying … Continue reading

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Winter Still

There is not much to tell about knitting. I can’t knit much. I’ve been to the doctor and am going to start physiotherapy again. My arms ache, it’s a bit depressing. I am still working on the Alice mitts. It’s … Continue reading

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