Knitting, Stylecraft Yarn

Bellissima Jumper MAL – Joining

By now you should have all your pieces knitted up and ready for joining. Front and Back panels plus 2 sleeves.. Now comes the part most shy away from, stitching seams can make or break the look of a garment. But if I can do it so can you! Before you go ahead and start… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – Joining

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Bellissima Jumper MAL – The Cast On

Are you ready poppets! Its time to cast on and make a start on our Bellissima Jumber MAL. Last week week discussed our gauge swatches, cast on methods and some useful stockinette and garter stitches tutorials, if you missed it can you recap here. This fortnight we will make progress on the front and back… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – The Cast On

Knitting

Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch

The first step in garment making, and possibly the most important step of all, is making the gauge swatch. All patterns give a recommended gauge at the beginning of their instructions. Small differences  like needles size and yarn brands can affect your gauge especially if you are using a alternative yarn. Take it from me… Continue reading Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch

Crochet, Knitting, Patterns

Double Trouble from Jeni

I am an avid knitter and crocheter (48 years combined), my craft room can attest to that. Honestly, I am not a hoarder; I just have an eclectic taste! Everything looks a whole lot more in my tiny little cottage. As you can imagine, I have gathered quite an assortment of yarns, patterns and notions… Continue reading Double Trouble from Jeni

Knitting, Patterns, Stylecraft Yarn

Knit: Day Dreamer Cowl

I am a BIG BIG daydreamer and my husband often catches me in a faraway place and he will say “Your head is in the clouds again” and I reply “Yes, chasing rainbows”.