This is a technique that’s I’m familiar with as my Christmas sweater was constructed the same way. I’m also a little wary of it, as I had to rip out and reknit the neck of my Christmas sweater three times before it fit right! (Maybe I haven’t blogged about my sweater yet! I’ll have to fix that.)
The finished projects, or #BangFinishers we’ve been seeing on instagram are so lovely though – I have no doubt that my sweater will fit perfectly when it’s done.
And I love the yarn.
The only problem is… wrestling with three tubes is a LOT like knitting an octopus. I’ve switched to a shorter cable, which has helped a lot, but it’s definitely not knitting for the Tube!
I’m nearly up to the colourwork, which makes this even more a couch-and-TV kind of project. But it also means the end is already in sight!
I was happy to be a beta knitter for the new Woolly Wormhead Hat collection. The Perceptions Hats are all stranded colourwork (hello, my fave), and each has a beautiful crown. I mean – look at them! I choose Number Three, which turned out to be Hermes: “the Greek god of travel who bridged the […]
In the last six months, I’ve sewed a whole bunch of face masks. Most face masks fit well, but none were perfect. We picked up a couple of ready-made reusable face masks to try out, and J decided he preferred them. The pattern is easy as anything to make – easier than any other pattern […]