Posts about cardigans

Handmade garments for the most special of days

9 December 2015

It’s a big responsibility making a garment for someone to wear on their wedding day, but I’ve been honoured to have made several make several, from a simple cardigan: …to a full-blown bespoke wedding dress in… Read more

FO: Colourblock featherweight

29 July 2015

Hannah Fettig’s ‘Featherweight Cardigan’ perfectly combines elegance and simplicity. Its airy gauge makes it quick to knit, gives it a lovely drape and makes it a practical garment for the unpredictable British summer. Having just about recovered from the loss of my last featherweight, I decided to make a replacement. Read more

Norway prep

17 January 2011

As well as socks, I’ll be taking other hand-knits to keep me cosy in Norway. My grey Cash Iroha sweater was knitted for this purpose – double-stranded in the body with double-thickness collar and cuffs.… Read more

FO: Featherweight Cardigan

14 November 2010

I’m rather pleased that I finished a couple of big projects this weekend. First, my Featherweight Cardigan: I added length to both the body and sleeves, and knitted the band in 1×1 rib. I am still… Read more

Wintry woollens A\W 2010

30 October 2010

It’s amazing how quickly it happens, the last rays of summer sun fade to an autumnal chill sets in and I’m overcome by a sudden urge to cover myself in knitwear. Happily this coincided with… Read more

Snuggle-up in soft pastels for A\W

27 October 2008

Delicate mohair, lightweight cashmere, and pastel hues take a soft spin this autumn… That’s according to British Vogue, and who are we to argue. The November 2008 issue features the photo-story ‘Postcards from the edge‘, presenting pale,… Read more

A/W high street knitwear inspiration

14 October 2008

Winter is well and truly on the way, which thankfully means the high street is full of lovely knitwear. Many of the current trends translate easily into hand-knitting. Shape French Connection are going boxy –… Read more