knitting | shawl

The Kate Shawl

The Kate shawl is done! Very happy and relieved. Relieved because it took me more than 2 years to complete this one. I started this just when I started feeling confident about my knits and purls. I was very excited to embark on this big project. I used to work on it every single day. […]

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knitting | top

An Ode to Purple

Purple has been my favourite colour ever since I have known colours. Friends often ask me why I haven’t made anything in my favourite colour. I have quite a few skeins of yarn in shades of purple but I always felt that I should use it only for something special. And then this pattern came along. So elegant,so pretty… and my purple […]

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fingerless | knitting

Fingerless gloves

I had yarn leftover from these projects that I made for my sister. I thought that a pair of fingerless gloves would complete the set. I chose this pattern (Toasty) which works up fast. Its also a fun way to use up stash yarn if you knit it up in stripes. I had used the […]

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cardigan | knitting

Miette for Mom

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! I have a nice feeling that this is going to be a lovely year. I was in Pune for the holidays and am back after having spent a wonderful time with loved ones. Though 2 more posts of my Sorbetto versions are pending I could not resist posting […]

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knitting | New Zealand

Ruffled Gloves

Yarn : RYC Extra Fine Merino Needles : 3.75mm and 6.5 mm I made these gloves to go with my cabled beret. I used yarn leftover from the Toast gloves. This pattern calls for worsted weight yarn but I really wanted to use this gorgeous merino yarn. I’m glad I did. The yarn suits the pattern perfectly. The […]

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hat | knitting | New Zealand

Red Cabled Beret

I always make it a point to carry some finished projects on my holiday.  Not only do holidays provide motivation for projects but they also make for very good pictures. Remember this and this? I had a rough idea of what I wanted to make before we left. I had decided that I would be […]

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Toast is the best, says Mummy dearest

Pattern : Toast Yarn : RYC Extra Fine Merino Needles: 3.75 mm circular needles Bangalore has been quite cold the last few months. It was my mother’s birthday on September 1 and my parents were here with us. I wanted to knit a cozy sweater for my mother as her birthday gift. My mother, who loves […]

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