Category Archives: children’s

Winter knitting

A really great thing about having (relatively) small kids is the fact that one can knit an entire sweater from a single skein of yarn (more or less). Hey presto! Another raglan in Nøstebarn 2-ply merino (held double) for Tott, … Continue reading

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Some of my unfavourite things

I guess every knitter keeps a list of some items they’d rather never knit. Excluding the household items (dishcloths, pillow covers, rugs, etc) mine is short but drastic: socks and sweaters. But as you’ve likely noticed by now, dear reader, … Continue reading

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O ye of little faith!

I dedicate this post (and this project) to all the knitters and crocheters and yarn addicts and fibre hoarders out there who despair of ever diminishing their stashes. Be not afraid — for though my stash had not taken on … Continue reading

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Bad news

The baddest of the bad news: carpal tunnel (or RSI), the doctor doesn’t seem to know/care, except to prescribe REST REST REST and more REST — no more knitting, no more (hand)writing, no more computer. On a rather less drastic … Continue reading

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“Mummy, I like itchy sweaters!”

Tott sometimes spouts quite a lot of nonsense, and I think that his latest declaration of liking itchy sweaters falls firmly into that category. Still, he was quite thrilled about this latest Bog Jacket in some leftover Lett Lopi — … Continue reading

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Socks and sweater

Knoll’s sweater – the first time in the past 3 years that he hasn’t complained about itchiness. It’s Abuelita Merino Worsted and hopefully it will neither pill nor matt as awfully as the reviews on Ravelry seem to suggest. It’s … Continue reading

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Stashbuster Sweater

Tott asked for an “itchy sweater” so with some leftover Lett Lopi from my own Tomtens, I made him a Bog Jacket. It busted all 3 skeins of the dark yarn (with just a few meters left remaining) and…not very … Continue reading

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