• Accessories,  Hat,  Knitting,  Scarf

    Winter Woollies

    Last week was a serious uphill struggle. I have the January blues, or rather, so what better way to cheer myself up (and hopefully you!) than by looking at the lovely woolly items I have knitted for winter! Last winter I remember enviously looking at all of the glorious knitted accessories that came out with a flourish during the cold months, and was determined that next year I would knit some of my own, so I did! As a newish knitter I hadn’t quite fathomed that you always need to be knitting a season ahead if you ever want to wear it during weather appropriate months! The first item I…

  • Colourwork,  Jumpers,  Knitting

    Christmas Jumper, Yey!

    A while ago I blogged about some patterns I had found in a charity shop (Charity Shop Pattern Finds). One of these was a set of Raymond Briggs Santa patterns. These caught the eye of J, and a request was made for me to knit a face-palming Santa in time for Save The Children’s Christmas Jumper Day. I bought the wool (Bonus DK) from the Sirdar stall at the Ally Pally Knitting and Stitching Show. The staff at the Sirdar stall were REALLY lovely and helped me select the best colours for the patterns, which I really appreciated, as I was feeling a little overwhelmed after a day at the…

  • Accessories,  Crochet,  Knitting

    2015 Knitting Agenda

    Hello! And Happy 2015!! I feel very inspired at the moment and can’t wait to see what lovely knitting this year has in store! 2014 was a brilliant year for knitting here at The Knitted Jumper! I’m hoping to blog about some of the latest things in the coming weeks as I am SERIOUSLY behind, but in the meantime here is a summary: Knitted animal hats (Les chapeaux des animaux) Christmas jumpers Winter woollies Little hats for the Big Knit campaign A small *read ill-fitting* jumper Knitted secret Santa and The Knitting and Stitching show, to name just a few! I have some equally  exciting things planned for 2015, a…