A square for Bobby Baker

I so enjoyed reading Kate’s account of designing a square for Adrienne Rich for our blanket. The poem she describes – An Atlas of The Difficult World – is one of many amazing works to which Kate introduced me through this project. If you are thinking about designing your own blanket with other people, I […]

Judith’s Amazing Vest

Today I am delighted to introduce my friend Judith, AKA Auntie Fred, to the KNITSONIK blog. As some knit-buddies may know, we are in the last couple of weeks of the #knitsonikmittsalong that started last Autumn with some optional KNITSONIK kits. For those of us still finishing our mitts I thought some inspiration might ease […]

#knitsonikmittsalong

Following the KNITSONIK blog post series on swatching I have been thinking about the next KNITSONIK swatch-a-long. I’ve made no secret of my love for THE SWATCH! But I also sympathise with comrades wishing to WEAR the results of any time spent knitting. And I am thrilled every time a new project turns up on […]

Yarn costs and swatching

Today concludes my series on swatching with some words about yarn costs. I shall reflect on yarn costs connected with swatching using the KNITSONIK system. You can browse the earlier installments of this series at your leisure; there are some wonderful comments that are really worth reading. I hope you have enjoyed the series! On […]