Category Archives: Yarn

Favourite cardigans

Sometimes you find a favourite cardigan – like your best friend, like a warm hug on a cold day. It lifts you and cheers you up every time you wear it. Not too tight, not too loose, warm and comfortable, … Continue reading

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Fancy knitted rib welt from Kim Hargreaves

I’m knitting a sweater from one of my favourite pattern books – ‘Misty‘ by Kim Hargreaves. It’s a bit of a love/hate relationship – I love the patterns, but I’m not enjoying this complex welt. It’s from theĀ pattern ‘Haze’, which … Continue reading

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Double knit like 4-ply? Rowan’s Pure Cashmere DK

My current knitting project is “Fawn”, a classic, understated cropped cardigan by Kim Hargreaves…. I’m using the recommended yarn – Rowan’s pure cashmere. I love the drape and feel of this sumptuous yarn, but it knits much more like a … Continue reading

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