Category Archives: Wool
A pre-publication glimpse of my new book, Translating between Hand and Machine Knitting. To be published by Crowood Press in summer 2018, this book is lavishly illustrated with clear step-by-step instructions on knitting techniques, stitch structures and fabric constructions. Unlike … Continue reading
Find out how to work this, and many other useful and creative techniques in, ‘Translating Between Hand and Machine Knitting’, available next year.
Time to play now that my manuscript has gone to the publishers.
I bought this efficient little gadget on eBay last week, and it arrived today. I have been cutting the wool manually with a gauge I made myself from 2 rectangles of heavy mount card stuck both sides a narrower rectangle … Continue reading
Devon Mule sheep cross bred Devon breed with Blue Faced Leincester produces softer but strong wool, used in this instance for walking socks. Countryfile BBC1 Sunday 24th January 2016. http://bobnational.net/record/357114 Or catch up on iPlayer