pass the slipped stitch over

Blog URL:http://passtheslippedstitchover.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:socks, shawls, lace, wool, alpaca, silk, grandchildren, gifts, pattern
Country:Australia
Location:Sydney

I'm an Aussie from downunder. A bit of life here and my knitting.



Latest Blog Posts



purple surprise

on Sep 24, 2017 in: herbs

I missed my planned weekend entry, but here is something around a week since last post!  Amazing!This petunia was a happy surprise.  I planted the parsley next to it five weeks ago, no petunia at all then.  When watering on Saturday mo...

It's been a while...

on Sep 17, 2017

I could get into blog after over a year, but my goodness, it looked strange.I have been thinking about resuming for a while and had decided a couple of days ago that I would try to post just once a week, at least for a while. More than that may be a...

I have ripped out the sock from the craftsy class.  Smocked guernsey was the name and you can see by the picture that I was coming down the foot of the first sock.  I loved the look of the finished sock in the pattern.It was particularly sl...

craftsy and more

on Feb 11, 2016

The countdown is on.  Just a few more weeks.   This is a very poor photo.  The sky was grey and the actual invitation is silver, almost verging on grey.  What started out to be something small now has around a hundred guests invit...

Two posts in a week! Still no knitting to speak of, but some yarn I bought has just cleared customs today, so hopefully the next post may have something to show.I have never though of myself as someone who grew African violets.  Mum was not a ga...

trying again

on Jan 26, 2016

I guess that the new year is as good a time as any to try again.  The last two years have been rough, very rough.  My energy has been sapped for various reasons and blogging was one thing I let slide.  Knitting was another.  Photo...

Mara and more

on Aug 28, 2015

After hours spent on the cast off with several hundred stitches, I finally finished the Mara shawl which is free on Ravelry.  The 2x2 rib is not as long as suggested in the pattern but I was concerned about enough wool to cast off.The double rib...