“…opposite to her was an old Sheep, sitting in an arm-chair knitting, and every now and then leaving off to look at her through a great pair of spectacles.”
from Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
This is a blog about knitting, mostly.
The picture of the Sheep in the looking glass fascinated me when I read Lewis Carroll as a child. The Sheep herself is a bit grumpy but I admired her skill – look at all those needles! How clever is that! These days I identify with aspects of the Sheep – I can be pretty grumpy myself, and my glasses slide down my nose…. If fact give me a mob cap and we might be sisters.
I like playing with yarn. I enjoy moderately challenging projects and I like to learn new techniques. In this blog I’ll share the projects I’m working on and let you know what I think of the yarns, the patterns and the satisfactions – and frustrations – of my knitting life.
Other features are –
Knitting tips I”m not an ‘expert’ knitter but I have picked up a trick or two to share with you.
Knitting in History As knitters we are part of a long tradition. In my Knitting in History features I’ll look at knitting in the pre-Ravelry age.