Tag: tank top

My First Steeks: Knitting Oorik

My First Steeks: Knitting Oorik

When Jen from A-C Knitwear announced the A Year Of Techniques project, there was one subject that I really, really wanted to appear in the line up, and that was steeking. Steeks are perhaps one of the more jovially divisive techniques in the knitting skills […]

WIP: Another Month, Another Tank Top

WIP: Another Month, Another Tank Top

Autumn is with us here in the UK, and leaves have started to turn to gold and lay fallen at the foot of trees. For the first time in many months there is a slight chill in the breeze that makes you want to pull […]

Finally Fit

Finally Fit

Our little hero is one week old today, and he has been rocking the very smallest of the hand-knits that were made before he arrived in the world. Today he is wearing his little Baby Alpaca tank top, which is warm and so very soft across his gorgeous little tummy.

Accessorised by a snug little sleep suit, it is the very centre of geek chic and should be a staple piece of any little genius’ wardrobe. All the girls love a tank top.

There hasn’t been much new knitting in the past few days, but I am nearing publishing a new pattern as a recent test knit runs to a closure soon, so there are still plenty of things to look forwards too and I hope to pick up my needles in quiet moments (the few of them that there are!) over the next few days, too.

The July post ‘Tiny Tank Top‘ has all the details of this project and any pattern modifications and materials used.

Emergency Whale Rescue – The Sailor Sweater

Emergency Whale Rescue – The Sailor Sweater

Thank you so much for the helpful, understanding and corroborating responses to a recent post, where I had written about a pattern that I had a number of issues knitting, a sailor-style sweater with intarsia motif: Brendan. I had detailed the issues that I’d had […]

The Little Whale That Would Only Fail

The Little Whale That Would Only Fail

A few weeks ago I posted about the first baby knit that I made once I was feeling up to knitting, after the more miserable effects of my pregnancy had eased and I had started feeling up to just a few slow stitches here and […]