Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Episode 2 - I Witter On and Review Cables Untangled by Melissa Leapman

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Done and Dusted

Recently finished Melia by Ysolda Teague from Little Red in the City.  Blogged about it here.
Spun my first “proper” yarn.  Undyed BFL was bought from World of Wool.  Burnish BFL from Picperfic in the Betty Colourway.  I used the Bogway Handspinner.
I made some mitts with my handspun yarn.  I blogged about it here.

Nose to the Grindstone

Spinning The Yarn Yard BFL Fibre in the Beach Colourway.
Working on Nuvem by Martine Behm, using Garnstudio DROPS Lace in a grey-green shade.
Dew Drops Shawl by Bex Hopkins in Artisan Yarns Soft Silk Camel Lace in deep purple.  This is a Challenge To Myself (CTM) project.
Bunty Mitts by Ella Austin my Knit The Queue 2013 (KTQ2013) project.
LaLa the Panda by Stacey Trock from her book Crocheted Softies


Want to make Mythos by Laura Nelkin in Posh Yarn Catherine, or Marian Tunic by Michaela Moores in Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace.

Splashed Out

Countess Ablaze Count Cashmerino Sock in Grey Skies Over Manchester. £18.25( incl postage) 80% Merino, 10% cashmere and 10% nylon.  Used in Spectra by Stephen West, which I blogged about here.
The Uncommon Thread Merino Fingering Leaf 400m single ply 100% merino. £22.98 (incl postage) and Lush Twist Pontus 80% Merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon.  Similar base to the Count Cashmerino in gorgeous bright turquoise/teal blue. £22.98 (incl postage).

Quest for Knowledge

Fit to Flatter by Amy Herzog
Custom Cabled Pullover with Carla Scott on Craftsy

Crafting Library

Cables Untangled by Melissa Leapman (An explorations of cable knitting) Over 20 designs and more than 100 cable stitches. (£10.87 on