Here in Scotland its pretty cold, damp and dreich but the days are starting to get longer so spring does seem like its on the way, even if it seems far off. It can’t be surprising that bright and cheery projects keep catching my eye so for this week I thought I’d share some knitted sunshine. It’s a reminder that I should plan some gorgeous yellow projects to knit next winter!
Using the Arisaig pattern to create a short sleeved, cropped cardigan is such a great idea. Perfect for covering your shoulders during warmer evenings, and vintagenettles as written lots of helpful notes on making her fantastic version in case you’re inspired to try the same!
Some of you might recognise this knitter as Tasia of Sewaholic, and this gorgeous Lauriel that she knit in Madelinetosh tosk dk. I love the details and ribbon behind the buttonbands, and there are some helpful tips on her project page here.
Do you struggle with tight bind offs? Whether you’re knitting a toe-up sock, a top-down sweater, or a lacy shawl, a bind off that’s too tight can really get in the way of enjoying your finished project! Here are 3 easy methods to work a stretchy bind-off without sewing.