I have started my new knitting project with a speckly and silky wool called Country Tweed. I bought the wool in a few different colours and this is the one I’m using now.
My previous project was a handbag based on a Nordic pattern.
I used a round needle and had to carry a notebook with me everywhere to keep track of my rows.
It was lots of fun but a bit fiddly so I’d been looking for a project where I could just knit.
Well I’ve almost found it. I can mostly just knit once I get the hang of it all.
There are only 16 steps to this pattern and it includes the bonus of a new knitting skill which I’ve wanted to try for a while – cable knitting.
The pattern I’m using is the Basketweave Cable Scarf but on 4mm needles (or number 4 needles, I can’t remember).
I had already cast on 40 stitches and knit one row of k2, p2 (knit x 2, purl x 2) so I kept that and added two stitches to the knit parts.