Tagged with circular needles

Day 65 more mug jacket

Day 65 more mug jacket

And with the base completed on Day 64 it was the more complex part of continuing up the sides of the mug jacket and introducing the smocked cable pattern.  In my hurry to pack all the correct needles and yarns before setting off on Wednesday morning I had only skimmed through the patterns.  And I … Continue reading

Day 63 The end is in sight

Day 63 The end is in sight

So after leaving my cable jumper for few days whilst I debated what do about the quickly depleting yarn, I bit the bullet and decided that I could afford to pull the body back by one pattern repeat and it would still be an ok length.  This is another one of the things I love … Continue reading

Days 47 & 48 And then there were two!

In a happy glow from completing the first sleeve, I was eager to crack on with the rest of the sweater.  One of my main concerns on the 1st sleeve had been how much the stitches on the cuff had to stretch around the circular needle.  After reading up, it seemed a suggestion was to … Continue reading

Day 34 small progress

My word – the pattern I am following for my cable sweater is rubbish – I hope somehow this message gets back to Wenlan Chia!!  The pattern is to be knitted on circular needles and yet the cable pattern is given for flat knitting and you have to translate it all – how stupid is … Continue reading

Day 33 knitting and unpicking

When I went to Unravel back in Feb I bought some lovely coral yarn for a chunky cable sweater I wanted to knit.  Since then I have spent several evenings unravelling the skeins into balls as I needed to make this with 4 ends of the yarn and my test square ended in a very … Continue reading