Category Archives: Knitting

Wonder Woman Jumper Knitting Project

Wonder Woman is awesome!  Why wouldn’t you want to be her?  She’s strong, independent, caring, and kicks ass!

This knitting pattern can be found for free on Ravelry by Natalie Bursztyn.

It took me about a month to complete, on evenings and weekends.  I actually did the entire back piece in one day!  Because I couldn’t put it down.  I did however do and undo the pattern across the bust probably about 3 times, just to get it right.  And I was experimenting with the techniques to do the colourwork.

The technique is not specified within the pattern, so you have to do what you feel is best.  I used the intarsia method for the larger blocks of pattern at the cuffs, bottom hem, and stars.  The bust pattern I ended up using the fairisle technique, as it left fewer holes and the tension could be kept more constant.

For my very first attempt at making a whole jumper/sweater – it’s not bad!  I’ll get tidier with practice.

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Knitted Star Wars Hat Project

I found a lovely pattern over at Ravelry for this Star Wars “The Force Awakens” hat.  I’ve not knitted in years, these days favouring my crochet!  But I thought I would give it a go and make one for my Dad for Christmas… and of course, one for myself!  Dad got a green one (not pictured) and I made myself a purple one.

I had also never knitted using circular needles, nor done any complex colour work before, so the entire thing was a bit of an experiment.  Overall, I’m really pleased with the outcome.  The pattern is free on Ravelry, so I’d recommend having a go for yourself!

The Force Awakens hat, the finished article.  A bobble is optional (I went without!)