19 February 2009

My Valentine's Munny





My Valentine's Munny: he's blue when it's cold and pink when it's warmer... A project made by João, read all about it in his blog. Cute as cute can be!

15 February 2009

Knitting with 5 needles


Here's is my first knitted piece with 5 needles! I thought it would be much harder, in fact it's not that bad. Basically you start by distributing the stitches by 4 needles...


... and then start to knit in loops using the 5th needle.


This way you can create a knitted cap without having to do any sowing to join it. It looks just like a tube! At the middle I started to some some decreases and, voila: a cap for my Valentine!



I've used the same basic rib pattern and did him this nice scarf to go with the cap. Ho, and I really enjoyed working with this yarn, I've used Merino + Superwash from Lang yarns.