Category: Knitting

Fred’s monochrome sweater (Jón 91149 by Hulda Hákonardóttir)

Fred’s monochrome sweater (Jón 91149 by Hulda Hákonardóttir)

This sweater came into being the Sunday morning that I asked Fred, "If you would hypothetically like a sweater, what would you prefer?" I was at a stage where I enjoyed planning out projects, choosing the yarn, etc. Fred liked the sweater I had chosen and away I went! According to the Ravelry project page, … Continue reading Fred’s monochrome sweater (Jón 91149 by Hulda Hákonardóttir)

A linen Rae and a turqouise Hyss – summery combo

A linen Rae and a turqouise Hyss – summery combo

I loved both of these patterns so much that I had to make more! One of my favorite skirts and one of my very first successful makes was my Sewaholic Rae linen skirt.  I wore that skirt all over the world. The biggest issue and the reason I couldn't wear it to the office is … Continue reading A linen Rae and a turqouise Hyss – summery combo

A different approach for Continental purling

While learning how to do a skill (picking up stitches for the button band for my black Hyss?) I found a new way of purling Continental style!  I can't find the original video that describes the original technique, but I've found another example to share. The lady in the video wrapped the yarn around the … Continue reading A different approach for Continental purling

Fred’s new sweater has arrived!

Fred’s new sweater has arrived!

It might be better to say that the raw materials for Fred's new sweater have arrived. All sixteen balls of Icelandic wool in their monochromatic glory for the pattern "91149 Jón by Hulda Hákonardóttir". The project's working title is "Fred's Monochrome Sweater". I was playing around on Ravelry last weekend. I turned to Fred and … Continue reading Fred’s new sweater has arrived!