So there it is ‘Lingmell’ from the Rowan British Made Pattern Book all completed. A lovely warm snuggly jumper knitted in the beautiful Rowan Moordale Yarn perfect for my Autumn walks around our Highland Croft.
It’s been a long while since I have attempted any fairisle knitting. Now was this because I disliked it, or was it was too difficult I couldn’t remember! So it was with somewhat trepidation that I set off knitting the final central fairisle panel. After a bit of a bumpy start (as I had it […]
I am so pleased with how quickly this ‘Lingmell’ back has knitted up. It has given me great pleasure to have this cosy luxurious Rowan Moordale yarn draping over my lap as I happily knit away. I have decided to use the short row wrap-and-turn method to smooth the shaping on the shoulders. I have […]
As with many knitters, I don’t seem to be able to resist having more than one project going at the same time! Alongside ‘Lingmell’ (and several others!) I have ‘Eddystone’ by Martin Storey from Rowan Magazine 58 on my needles too. Rowan Magazine 58 is one of my favourite Rowan Magazines. I have already made […]
Skeins may be the mark of a premium luxury yarn but they also signify hard work and a barrier to starting your chosen project immediately! Enter my little helpers, they have transformed from being ‘knot making hazard machines’ into ‘yarn ball processing machines’ bringing back happy memories of winding wool with my own mum. If […]
For my first exciting adventure into the world of the knitting blog I was inspired by my husband’s long awaited trip to the Orkney Islands! As soon as I saw ‘Lingmell’ from Rowan British Made using the gorgeous Rowan Moordale I knew that this had to be my first knit from the New Rowan Autumn/Winter season. […]