Knitting

Nundle 4ply Retro

Pattern: Socks for Veronik. Interweave Knits, Holiday 2007. Yarn: Nundle Woollen Mill Retro 4ply

Handknitted fingerless mitts

Pattern: Adapted from Serpentine mitts Yarn: The Knittery Merino/Cashmere 4ply

Nundle Woollen Mills, Retro 4ply

Pattern: My own improvisation – lace pattern the same as Socks for Veronik. Yarn: Nundle Woollen Mill Retro 4ply

Dad\'s Conwy socks

Pattern: Conwy by Nancy Bush. Yarn: Nundle Woollen Mills Retro 4ply. Modifications: Left out decreases in the leg; departed from pattern for heel and foot – notes on Ravelry.

20080427Kerrymitts3crop2

Pattern: As for mauve mittens above. Yarn: The Knittery Merino/Cashmere 4ply (Dark reds colourway)

20080530GreenConwy1
Pattern: Conwy by Nancy Bush. Yarn: Heirloom Argyle 4ply. Modifications: Left out decreases in the leg; departed from pattern for heel and foot – notes on Ravelry.

20080526MauveHat2
Pattern: Cap, from 1940s Sun-glo knitting book of patterns for men. Yarn: The Knittery Merino/Cashmere 4ply in midnight (leftovers from mittens above)

20080711DreamySocks
Pattern: Adapted from Socks for Veronik Interweave Knits (Holiday 2007). Yarn: Dream in Color Gaia.

20081307BeroccaSocks2
Pattern: Basic Patons 4ply sock pattern. Yarn: Berrocca Sox

20080827TudoraCream
Pattern: Tudora by Cheryl Marling, from Knitty.com Winter 2007. Yarn: A 12ply pure wool purchased from Wangaratta Woollen Mills about 25 years ago (and still looking and feeling beautiful!) Button: Purchased from WOW Wool Shop Armidale.

20080827TudoraCrimson2
Pattern: Tudora by Cheryl Marling, from Knitty.com Winter 2007. Yarn: Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran. Button: Has been in my button tin for probably around 20 years – and is perfect for this Tudora.

Retro Rib socks

Retro Rib socks


Pattern: Retro Rib by Evelyn A Clark, from Favorite Socks: 25 Timeless Designs from Interweave. Yarn: The Knittery 4ply merino/cashmere; shade – waterlilies.

Hedera socks

Hedera socks


Pattern: Hedera, by Cookie A, from knitty.com. Yarn: Heirloom Argyle 4ply

Tudora neckwarmer

Tudora neckwarmer

Pattern: Tudora by Cheryl Marling, from Knitty.com Winter 2007. Yarn: Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran Tweed. Button: Shell button from my button tin.

No Purl Monkey socks

No Purl Monkey socks


Pattern: No Purl Monkeys, an adaptation of Cookie A’s Monkey socks, from Knitty.com. Yarn: Cherry Tree Hill Supersock Potluck in Jewels colourway.

Christmas Elf Stocking

Christmas Elf Stocking

Pattern: Basic sock pattern, on 3.75mm needles with heavier yarn than usual. Green cuff improvised. Yarns: Cleckheaton Country 8ply.

Nundle Retro 4ply

Pattern: Komet socks, by Stephanie van der Linden. Yarn: Nundle Retro 4ply