Ravelry

Despite many requests and discussion on social media, most of which is negative, it seems Ravelry is not interested in making necessary adjustments to their new website any time soon. In doing so, Ravelry, for all its inclusiveness talk in the past, is failing the many designers and knitters who have sensory and neurological issues while accessing the new site. …

Irish Rose on Ravelry

Irish Rose

A very quick post to tell you all that my new design, Irish Rose is now available on Ravelry. The combination of an all-over lace and cable stitch pattern bordered by a k1, p1 rib stitch and reverse stocking stitch defines this elegant cardigan. The cardigan is knitted flat from the bottom up working the back, two fronts and sleeves …

Been a long time coming

Irish Rose

I am almost embarrassed to admit I started working on the Irish Rose design well over 18 months ago. Indeed, I first wrote a blog about it in October 2018 Baby steps into lace knitting in which I waxed lyrical in enjoying baby steps into lace knitting. In the interim months, I did finish the cardigan design and had written up …