Category Archives for knit

Final Project: Part Two

And here it is…my final project for the Spinning Certificate run by the Handweavers and Spinners Guild of Victoria. The pattern is a Pattern for a Sleeveless Spencer by Marian Leslie from the Shetland Wool Week Annual 2016. I used a fifty:fifty … Continue reading

11. May 2017 by Rebecca
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Montbretia Again

There is no good reason why I have made another Montbretia shawl other than this one is the one I always meant to make but didn’t quite have enough yarn. Montbretia is designed by Carol Feller for The Book of Haps. … Continue reading

24. March 2017 by Rebecca
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Ahoy there!

Ahoy there dearest readers! It has been some time since we last met. I have been drifting upon the seas encountering Christmas, School Holidays and Back to School. I didn’t mean to be away so long but the CFS part … Continue reading

17. March 2017 by Rebecca
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Three Hat Archeology

I don’t buy much yarn at the moment. The stash seems to have mostly what I need. It is like a magical purse. No matter how much I seem to use, there is always something left. The projects are changing … Continue reading

06. December 2016 by Rebecca
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Man Scarf

I feel a bit neglectful of my lovely gentleman. He rarely gets my knits. So here is some redress. The design is Thendara by Stephen West. I was able to borrow this pattern from the Handweavers and Spinners Guild of … Continue reading

17. November 2016 by Rebecca
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Spring Cardigan

Look! Something finished to share with you! The cardigan called is Ferris Wheel by Georgie Nicolson. I thought it was a simple, top-down, raglan cardigan pattern and maybe it still is but it really challenged me. The pattern contains a huge … Continue reading

02. November 2016 by Rebecca
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Finished

I explored a new knitting strategy in a previous Postcards at Sea post.  This new practice of multiple (but not too many cast-ons is working well for me. Here is something that is finished!   This is Montbretia, the cover … Continue reading

13. October 2016 by Rebecca
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Postcards at Sea #3: Knitting When the Forecast is for Fog

I had thought knitting was like breathing for me, something I didn’t really think about and that didn’t require much effort. However, after the chronic fatigue was triggered, everything including knitting became arduous.  Even once I had the energy to knit stitches again, the … Continue reading

14. September 2016 by Rebecca
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Something I prepared earlier

Hello again. I am still working towards recovery from this fatigue condition. Things are stable but life has had to be pared right back to basics. From this new beginning, I can very slowly build towards recovery. Everything takes so … Continue reading

10. August 2016 by Rebecca
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Back to Basics

I have not done much knitting lately. This shocks me a bit but I just haven’t been up to it. Not the knitting part but the holding of multiple instructions in my head, things like following a chart and shaping … Continue reading

01. July 2016 by Rebecca
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