Knitting · Xmas

Twas the wreath before Christmas

  Not long ago I wrote about how I had made my parents a scarf each for Christmas. Well, that wasn't all, because I also collaborated with Shana to make them a Christmas wreath too. No point reinventing the wheel though (or in this case, the wreath) so Shana found an excellent set of instructions… Continue reading Twas the wreath before Christmas

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Craftwork · crochet · Xmas

Only 150 days until . . .

Chris started it, I wasn't even thinking about...erm...*whispers* Christmas,  he decided he'd like to knit a scarf, I nonchalantly suggested he might knit one for Mater & Pater, well two obviously, but I meant one each. Before I knew what was happening, Chris had chosen the yarn he'd like to use, I'd ordered it, the… Continue reading Only 150 days until . . .

Craftwork · Free Knitting Patterns · Knitting · Shana's Designs · Xmas · yarn

Knitted Christmas Bell

There are a lot of patterns for bells on the interwebs, but I wasn't happy with the way they gathered at the top, so using short rows, I created my own pattern. The yarn I used is King Cole Glitz DK 1698 Christmas Acrylic Festive Knitting Wool, yes I know I'm allergic to acrylic, but it… Continue reading Knitted Christmas Bell