Knitting

Starting new projects for 2016

I’m terrible for starting new projects before I’ve finished other ones and I’ve got two new knitting projects on the needles. This is a new yarn called Evie from Sublime and I’ve started knitting a top from the accompanying pattern book. The yarn is lovely and soft being 94% cotton and 6% nylon and is… Continue reading Starting new projects for 2016

Quilting · Sewing

Mistletoe Lane Moda Love Mini Quilt

I love Moda’s Candy Packs – they are mini charm packs containing 42 2.5″ squares.  I find it very hard to resist slipping one or two into my stash every time we get a new set in at the shop. I’ve used them to make a couple of different cushions in the past – one… Continue reading Mistletoe Lane Moda Love Mini Quilt

General

Vic’s Knits is 9 years old

Wow, 9 years ago my love of knitting sparked the launch of this blog! Christmas was spent relaxing at home with my family. We’ve not really had any time off since last Christmas and it’s been a busy year what with with buying and renovating a new house that we have yet to move into,… Continue reading Vic’s Knits is 9 years old

Finished Projects · Knitting

FO: Drift in Sublime Natural Aran

I’ve finally finished the jumper called Drift that I’ve been knitting in Sublime’s Natural Aran yarn.  The shade I chose was a new one for this Autumn called Minky – a lovely dusty pink colour. The pattern is in the The Second Sublime Natural Aran Hand Knit Book (687) and was fairly straight forward to do as… Continue reading FO: Drift in Sublime Natural Aran

Knitting

The Hitchhiker Scarf is finished

I finished the Hitchhiker scarf at the weekend. As I got closer to the end, the rows took longer and longer to complete, but my husband was watching three games of rugby back to back on Saturday afternoon (Rugby World Cup), so I just sat with him to the watch the matches and was determined… Continue reading The Hitchhiker Scarf is finished

Finished Projects · Quilting · Sewing

Getting Christmassy!

Last week I found that my to-do list wasn’t too long, so I took the opportunity to grab a few hours at work to make one of this year’s advent calendars from Stof Fabrics. Rather than the traditional colours, I decided I would make one in the copper colour way to show people just how lovely… Continue reading Getting Christmassy!