Making The Wool And The Gang Hotline Sweater

Following knitting my first ever jumper I graduated to the Wool and the Gang Hotline Sweater a Christmas present, which would test my skills, introduce the increase and decrease technique and present me with the challenge of working with a new type of yarn, mohair. Mohair comes from the hair of the Angora goat andContinue reading “Making The Wool And The Gang Hotline Sweater”

Knitting Wool and The Gang Happy Daze Beanie

My ready to wear pom pom hat, which was four years old, began to look tired next to the winter coat I’d made and my newly knitted scarf. The Happy Daze Hat can come together in three hours, so if you’re looking for a quick knit, this is a great project to get your fix.Continue reading “Knitting Wool and The Gang Happy Daze Beanie”

Making The Chewing Gum Sweater from We Are Knitters

Following my first succesful attempt at knitting I was filled with beginner’s confidence and braved a jumper. I bought the Chewing Gum Sweater Kit from We Are Knitters, as it is essentially 4 rectangles all in knit stitch, sewn together into a boxy cropped wool jumper. The kit is great for those just starting outContinue reading “Making The Chewing Gum Sweater from We Are Knitters”