In my blog on Saturday I made a casual remark about developing RSI. By Tuesday afternoon I was sitting in the emergency room of a large London hospital
Wondering around the Internet to give my hand a rest from this morning's knitting, I came across a really simple but effective aid for planning Fair Isle designs
I'm enjoying knitting so much that - along with my preference for natural worsted and chunky yarn - has got me thinking about spinning.
My current bedtime reading is Elizabeth Zimmerman's "Knitting Without Tears". I came across her method for joining a new skein of yarn while knitting, without making a knot.
I've been meaning to rave about Knit Picks Options interchangeable needles, which I've used for my last project and the one I'm working on at the moment.
I've just finished my first experience of raglan decreases on a sweater and I'm hooked.
Imagine you were going to have to create the sweater to end all sweaters. A real guys' sweater, in a really big (super) bulky/chunky yarn, meeting the following criteria:
I managed to call into "I Knit London" yarn store this afternoon, now that they moved to their new location next to Waterloo Station last Saturday
British readers (and people who don't mind shipping their yarn around the world) could be interested in New Lanark yarns made in an historic mill in Scotland (see: www.newlanarkshop.co.uk/shop.php?view=page&page=43 [link opens in a new window]).