Sunday, 19 January 2014

Quick knits

My mum's next door neighbour recently bought two balls of the popular frilly ribbon in the hope of teaching her granddaughter to knit but once she looked at the yarn, she realised it would be way too fiddly and she kindly passed them on to me.



Once I'd had a look at a YouTube video (you can find instructions for anything there!), two evenings later I had two pretty frilly scarves. Anyone who's knitted with these will know that the yarn comes as a flat ribbon and you have to spread it apart as you go in order to knit it up.  It looks a bit like fishing net.  




Here's a card I made earlier which is winging it's way in the post tomorrow to a forum friend.  The butterflies are a TH on the edge die.


11 comments:

sam21ski said...

Ooooh love them scarves, the colours work together perfectly.

Lucky forum friend, lovely card

Sam xxx

Heather said...

Those yarns would be a challenge for a beginner to use but you've made them into two very glam scarves. I love the card too.

Cath Wilson said...

Great to see you knitting again, Carol and I love the card. One of the few dies I've been tempted to buy, though not yet. Enjoy your week x

butterfly said...

Jeepers - two evenings?! It looks like hours of work to me (but then I'm no knitter)... they are absolutely beautiful scarves. And the card is just lovely too!
Alison x

Sid said...

Fab yars and fab knitted effects ! Love the card !!

Gina said...

I've never knitted with that yarn but it looks really effective. The scarves are great.

Fandhmum said...

Gorgeous card and lovely scarves too
Rosie x

Paula Jane Atkinson said...

Love the scarves! Great colours.
Gorgeous card too!!!

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

The scarves look amazing and the card is fantastic... hmmm... I need to email you my address, just in case, in the future, you know... just a hint! :)

herminesplace said...

great colours for your scarves, I made a bunch myself too and in spite of all the holes in it, its so warm

karen said...

the wool fascinates....is it tricky to work with??? it's definitely worth it though as the scarves are gorgeous....