Shortly before Christmas, shamelessly egged on my Twitter, I cast on a sweater. It’s by one of my favourite designers, Ruth, aka rock+purl.
It’s not a quick knit. The back was quick, the front was sloooow. Partly because of all of the cables, partly because when a cable goes the wrong way (which can only happen, [...]
So, I was thinking of what I could add to the 2010 list from yesterday. Here goes.
10. Knitting helps me to think.
This is my current Thinking Sock, which lives in the studio, and shows you what 20,000 words of a novel looks like. Whenever I get to wondering what’s going to happen next, I have [...]
Flicking back to see what I was doing in January 2009, it was lovely to find this post again. (I’m happy to say that my ability to photograph knitting has improved since….!)
1. My Grandma knitted. My mother, my aunts knit. I know knitting of old.
2. I can make things that no-one else has. I can [...]