Posts about sweaters

A\W 2015 knitwear trends: Geometric

2 November 2015

As I found out in the weekend before last, geometric design seems to be everywhere right now, and knitwear is no exception. This autumn I have noticed a number of updated versions of the fair… Read more

FO: 'Grettir' men's icelandic sweater

21 September 2015

FOs are flying off the needles at Stitch Up towers recently, and none have made me more proud than this. The pattern is Grettir by Jared Flood. Full details are on my Ravelry project page.… Read more

A momentous event

12 February 2013

It’s taken a lot of time, commitment and discipline, but I have finally finished knitting my Medetith Sweater. When I took it on in June 2009 I knew it was a long-term project, but didn’t realise it would… Read more

Christmas sweater contenders

18 January 2013

I have identified the need for a Christmas sweater. You know the kind – something warm and cosy that treads (and likely crosses) the fine line between festive and tasteless, almost certainly through the medium… Read more

Christmas sweater art

12 December 2011

If you happen to be passing through East London for your Christmas shopping, why not pop in to KK Outlet gallery on Hoxton Square and marvel at their exhibition of alternative Christmas sweaters, Oh Come… 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

Lace knits on the high street

8 January 2011

I had a quick nose around Topshop yesterday and noticed a lot of interesting lace knitwear in an earthy palette of pale grey, cream, camel, dusky pink and muted peach. The ‘cobweb top’ is a… Read more

Finished business

29 December 2010

Thank you to everyone who contacted me about the throw. It went to the speedy AlpacaAddict. In other news, this morning I photographed what will probably be my final FO of 2010, the Cash Iroha sweater.… Read more

Freestyle

7 December 2010

I am a bad knitter when it comes to following patterns, too simple, too difficult, badly written, any errata and I lose interest entirely and do my own thing. I’m working on a couple of… Read more

On and off the needles in February

9 February 2010

For a knit-blogger, I don’t often blog about what I’m actually knitting. I’ll do my best to address that! I’ve been quite productive so far in 2010, as well as knitting samples for new patterns… 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