Riddari jumper done!

This was the first time ever that I have done colour work and I’m so pleased that it turned out so well as it did. I am going to knit more of this one in other colours and I have all the yarn for it already.

Yarn used: Ístex Léttlopi
Needles: 3.5 mm (US 4) and 4.5 mm (US 7)
Pattern: Riddari by Védís Jónsdóttir at ravelry or at Järbo Garn AB.

Blizzard Socks

I needed to have a bit of a rest from the Riddari jumper before I get on with the colour work on the yoke, so I thought I cast on a pair of socks in between. Kay Jones from the podcast The Bakery Bears have released a new pattern for us Patreons and it’s called Blizzard.

So here is the first sock done and I have already done the ribbing on the second sock. It’s a bit hard to see it on this photo but the lace pattern is showing fir trees. I have to say that I love her patterns because they are so well written and the patterns are nice and fun to knit.

You can find all her patterns on Ravelry.

Some projects on the Go!

I have a few projects on the go and jumping between them depending on how I fell and the one that has been waiting longest to be picked up again is a bag, a Mochila Bag.

Mochila Bag

 

Next one is the Sólja Jumper.

Sólja

Next is a pair of socks that I have started twice before and this is the third time, the “Hermiones Everyday Socks”

Hermiones Everyday Socks

 

Next in line is the beautiful shawl “Longbourn” by Kay F Jones.

Longbourn By Kay F Jones

Then to the second “Sommarväskan /Summer bag” by Järbo Garn AB and it’s not much to see at the moment.

Sommarväskan 2

Then it’s the Christmas Scarf because Christmas will soon be here, so why not using a yarn with inbuilt tinsel ?
Christmas Scarf
And then to the latest project, a double think crocheted pot holder.
Double Thick crocheted pot holder
So these are the things I’m having on the Go at the moment.
/Diana

Promenade Socks

The designer Kay F Jones has done it again! She has made another fantastic sock pattern called Promenade Socks and can be bought on Ravelry. This woman should, in my opinion, receive a medal for pattern writing. They are so well written that you fly through it and end up with a fantastic item. And this time it’s this pair of socks, the Promenade Socks.

Pattern by: Kay F Jones aka bryonybear (she also have a podcast together with her husband Dan aka ObiwanKnitter, called The Bakery Bears).

Yarns: Opal Sweet & Spicy Colourway: 8612 Honey. Opal Uni Solid 4 ply Colourway: 5184 Olive Green.

Needles: 2.5 mm, DPNs

Jarbo Garn AB – Summerbag CAL

Järbo Garn launched a CAL ( Crochet-along) that was starting the 2nd of July, called Sommarväskan (The Summer bag). they hade pre-picked 5 colour combinations that can be found on their blog or pick your own. The yarn was Järbo Garn “Soft Cotton“.  I picked the pre-colours Oceaner (Oceans) but the order was so delayed, so after 3 weeks I canceled it and ordered from another place and also changed the colour-set to Lavendel (Lavender) after starting to see how the bags look in the  Facebook group for this event, and I thought it was to much green and less blue (blue being my favourite colour).

The pattern was very interesting and easy to follow but the start and ends of the rows turned very ugly, so I decided to cover it up (I have an idea what to do). So I now decided that I will make another bag in the colour set Oceaner (Oceans) and work that start/end part better and make it nice and tidy.

So here is my Lavendel/Lavender Sommarväska / Summer Bag.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After this one was done I decided to make an inside pocket for bits and bobs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pattern by: Järbo Garn AB

Yarn: Järbo Garn Soft Cotton

Hook: 3.5 mm

#sommarväskancal

Kindness Shawl 2 Finished!

It’s finally done and it did get a bit bigger with this yarn but it’s still too small for my liking and I think I will be using it from time to time. It’s a lovely pattern and easy to knit. I think I have to make this one again someday and make it bigger.

 

 

 

 

 

Pattern by: Jaala Spiro

Can be bought at Ravelry

Yarn used: Malabrigo Lace

Colourway: 237 Cuarenta

Needle size: 4.0 mm

Kindness Shawl by:Jaala Spiro

I have knitted this one already once but the yarn was wrong for it and so beautiful, so I frogged it so I can use that yarn for something else instead. The yarn i was using was #Pro Lana Golden Socks 4-frach” in the colourway 932 and dye lot: 60988. Stunning blue colour. I couldn’t block it properly to get the points out in the lace and it ended up way to small and short.

KindnessShawl_1a

ProLanaGoldenSocks4-frach

I would love to get my hands on more of this one in this colour but it looks like it’s a hard task.

So now I’m knitting this again in Malabrigo Lace and the colour is: 237 Cuarenta.

KindnessShawl

And this yarn is much better for this shawl.

Malabrigo Lace from kicki

/Diana

It’s time for me to finally knit a proper jumper!

SoljaTröjan

This is the jumper that I will be tackeling, The Sólja Jumper by Anna Maltz. The pattern can be bought on Ravelry.

I will be making the left one with three rows of flowers on the yoke and the neck is higher up on that one. There will not be those colours because I wanted mine in blue, so here’s my choice. The yarn is Drops Karisma.

SoljaColours 

The yarn has been ordered so all I can do now is wait.

/Diana