So, finally finished; the much wanted skiing sweater one of my daughters have been wanting! It was to be finished this winter, but was put away due to a bad shoulder and too little time for knitting. But now it is done, and my daughter found it perfect for a walk in the woods on…Read More
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Vintage Jumper finished!
So it took two months to finished it…. but finally as we just entered into April I managed to finish my Vintage Jumper! It do not resemble the original much any more but I think it turned out pretty nice. I have made a description of the puff sleeves here: puff sleeves and for the shoulders here:…Read More
Shaping sleeves and shoulders; “seamless shoulders”
As mentioned before; I am not very fond of too much sewing so if I can knit together seams I prefer that (thus the name “seamless”…)! This is the first time I have done it for shoulder seams, and it turned out pretty nice. It was quite easy but it is important to always keep an…Read More
Shaping sleeves and shoulders; puff sleeves
In February I started on my Vintage Winter project, and now I am almost done. The jumper needed more concentration as soon as I started on the sleeves, so the number of times per week I were able to work on it decreased remarkable. Good for all other projects (such as my Leaves Throw, Trellis…Read More
Jumper is a word we do not use much, but from what I can see it means a neat sweater, often combined with a cardigan. I have decided to modify a jumper/cardigan set from the pattern book from 1951, and have selected some quite pricy yarn as I think this project deserve it! The yarn is from…Read More
I had originally decided a different theme for February, but February the 2. I stopped by my nearest yarn store and knew I wanted to realise a project I have had in mind for a while. My mother-in-law found some old knitting magazines from the 1950’s. I really like the style from that period, and several…Read More
January is one of my favourite months; in Norway the minutes with daylight increase day by day and we know that the worst part of the winter is over. Or it is to be said that often face a couple of cold months before we can welcome the spring. So I feel the January must…Read More
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