Hitofude Cardigan

I have just finished knitting the Hitofude Cardigan, designed by Hiroko Fukatsu. Hitofude means a single brush stroke in Japanese and this open front cardigan is worked in one ‘yarn stroke’ – one continuous strand without breaking the yarn. The yarn stroke starts with the upper body and sleeves worked together in a rectangular piece,

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Taking the temperature

On January 1st I started a year-long project – a Temperature Blanket. The general idea about a temperature blanket is that you knit or crochet a row or square every day to correspond with the day’s temperature. I love colourful crocheted blankets so this seems like a great way to make one that also serves

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…and in with the new

In yesterday’s post I talked about two 2017 projects that are still in progress (and I didn’t even mention the numerous lonely single socks waiting for me to knit the matching mate!). But having those projects on the go hasn’t stopped me starting a new project today and this is a year long project as

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