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The Knitting Blog · 3W ago

Well, that's a nice surprise

The Festiwool Bag-Along on RavelryI entered this Evening Bag version of Petite Patricia.I never expected to win anything, so th message in my Ravelry inbox was a lovely surprise.
The Knitting Blog · 3W ago

New Venture - Part 2

I have opened an Etsy Shop, Posh Knits by Patricia.  I am still learning my way around, particularly the legal and financial settings.I have no items listed yet, each listing costs 20p for 4...
The Knitting Blog · 4W ago

Remembrance poppies

Thanks to everyone who knitted poppies - for the display and for sale. Thanks to JP Asher for this report in The Comet 24, on Monday..Some of the Hitchin Stitchin' members who contributed po...
The Knitting Blog · 2M ago

New Venture

Having completed eight little bags, tweaked the pattern and had a test knitter from Posh Yarns group on Ravelry, I am ready to release it into the wild.Helen, of Woolly Chic, will offer the ...
The Knitting Blog · 2M ago

Evening Bag II

I couldn't resist this stunning Posh Yarn, so decided a second evening bag was to be made.I had a sample from New Lanark Mills, when they were launching their wool and silk range. The highli...
The Knitting Blog · 2M ago

Woolly Chic Sample

Another bag - this one made for a Woolly Chic collaboraton. When I finalise the details of the pattern, it will be available for sale. The yarn used here is Katia Fair Trade Cotton, availabl...
The Knitting Blog · 3M ago

Flower Bag number 7

I'm getting close to my target of ten bags.This one is in cotton and cashmere/merino  with a very Posh flower.
The Knitting Blog · 3M ago

Posh Knits

New bag finished on Friday. This one's a Posh evening bag.Bottom construction is slightly different to my pattern. I think I prefer it.
The Knitting Blog · 4M ago

Flower basket number 6

Flower finished. Went with yellow rather than a natural colour yarn.I made this one from yarn given to me years ago, and a pair of handles that were free with Let's Knit Magazine.It needs a ...
The Knitting Blog · 4M ago

Flower Bag number 5

Having worked out the construction of the bag, I'm now tinkering with the finishing touches.Bag rearThis bag has amber-coloured handles, so I wanted to create a flower that would include the...