(Emily Trendell’s entry pictured)
The Semi-Finalists for our Royal College of Art competition have been announced! Head on over to Todds Hand Knits Blog to get the full report on the knitted creations using our finest Baruffa Merino yarns
I want to study there…
WIP Wednesday Knitting Project
test knitting neon snowflakes.
Well, it’s still blocking, so I say it still qualifies for WIP Wednesday. But good lord it’s finished. And long enough to wear as a tunic, but it’s done. Sigh of relief. The beast has let me go.
I’ll throw up some fancier pictures once it stops smelling like wet sheep.
contrary to popular belief, dry cleaning cashmere can actually be bad for the life of your sweater. the toxic chemicals used in dry cleaning can break down the fibers, and deodorant may cause discoloration. turns out, you should really be hand washing cashmere (it’ll be much softer too), so we…
I very gently machine wash my cashmere sweaters every couple of washes. The key is to use cold water, a gentle cycle, and detangler or conditioner along with a gentle soap.