Diary of a Frugal Knitter (continued)

October 2018 Decided to knit blanket with spare and unravelled wool. Recorded progress here and was asked “How wide is 600 stitches?” Hurriedly took out tape measure and rather upset to find blanket was 3 metres wide. How ridiculous. November 2018 Knitted several rows while pondering problem of blanket that is too wide. Wondered ifContinue reading “Diary of a Frugal Knitter (continued)”

Diary of a Frugal Knitter

January 2018 Decided that house move necessitates major evaluation of clothes. All hand knitted jumpers scrutinised. Any of unsuitable colour, fit or style set to one side despite the time invested in knitting them. In fit of frugality,  decided to unpick all seams, unravel jumpers and reuse wool to make new jumpers. Got carried awayContinue reading “Diary of a Frugal Knitter”

Diary of a Mitten Knitter

Decide that Morris the fox terrier must be kept on lead  through farm yard on morning walk as he has taken to dropping heavy stone onto partially frozen pond and skidding across ice to retrieve it. Note that on cold, frosty mornings fingerless mittens do not offer enough protection when holding the lead and searchContinue reading “Diary of a Mitten Knitter”