Friday, 9 December 2016

Maria's Hoodie

Maria's front and back in a hoodie, a Diamond pattern and yarn.  Cozy and just the right colour for her (it's purple!), and lots of knitting. 

Carole's Sweater

Carole finished this Diamond Chroma sideways sweater for daughter Ciara.  It looks good on Mum!  Nice work Carole!

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Crocodile Slippers

Lindalu's crochet work....a bit hard to tell but these are baby crocodile slippers. Too cute!

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Wendy's Lundie

Wendy's granddaughter will be strutting her stuff in this Lundie Hoodie, knit in our Friday morning class.  Looking forward to a picture of her wearing it.  Lovely colourful work Wendy!

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Margo's Slippers

From our felted slipper class, some more lovely colour.
This is Margo's solution for brightening the wet winter with a summer garden on her feet!  

Carole's Colours

My, what a stretch of gray skies we've had. We need some colour so let's start with Carole's beautiful crochet afghan, using Diamond Luxury Chroma.  Her color combos always the richest--this is gorgeous.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Teresa's Gansey

Teresa lives in Ohio and was here in the summer for a visit. She bought wool and a pattern (an Alice Starmore) at the store to knit herself an Eriskay gansey (Eriskay is an island in the Outer Hebrides group of northern Scotland). 

Ganseys are complex to knit and a quick browse through Ravelry makes it clear that it takes some people A Very Long Time to knit one. 
Teresa finished hers in about three months and is starting one for her husband. Here's hers. Absolutely gorgeous.

Saturday, 5 November 2016

A Fast Knit

Are you a new knitter, or perhaps short on knitting time? Then this is for you!
This is a 'yes you can' knit.  Big yarn, big needles, 24 sts.  4 balls of yarn - a couple of hours and you're done (Or if you're slow like me, a weekend). Pop by the store to get all the details.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Ernest J. Monkey

Alane finished "Ernest J. Monkey" earlier this week. Is he a sock monkey? He's not made of socks despite the look of the gray yarn. To get the tight weave needed, all yarns were doubled and knitted on a slightly smaller needle than the yarn suggested. 

He is seen here with his buddy Angus. The photo shoot ended badly. Bad Angus.

Ernest will be adopted by Alec, Alane's grand-nephew, at Christmas time.

More Slippers

More of the slipper family from the latest class.  Roisin is ready to go with another class if there are any takers out there. Let us know!