A Place to Knit: Jumper 16

So, this is the end of the project. I feel quite sad to be finishing, it’s been great fun and a wonderful challenge. I made this patchwork design to use up the ends of the yarns; not quite enough of any single shade to make the last jumper, so a mix of all of them.Continue reading “A Place to Knit: Jumper 16”

A Place to Sleep: Jumper 15

Snuffles has a blanket in the kitchen. Snuffles has a box in the hall.Snuffles can sleep on the sagging old sofa,tightly curled up like a ball. No Cats allowed in the knitting.No cats sleeping on the bed.Take Snuffles out of the laundry bagand put him somewhere else instead. The blanket is too cold and soggyfromContinue reading “A Place to Sleep: Jumper 15”

Red Box Jumper 6: Fisherman’s Rib

One, two, three, four, five Once I caught a boy alive. Six, seven, eight, nine, ten Then I let him go again. Why did I let him go?Because I loved his jumper so. A fishermans’ rib caught on the line.Finders keepers: now it’s mine. This jumper was brought to you by Hannah Sanguinetti, working with;Continue reading “Red Box Jumper 6: Fisherman’s Rib”

Red Box Jumper 5: Poncho Mamma

I carried all of my babies. I loved it. It felt right to have them so close and so cosy; reassuringly safe yet out of the way both at the same time. Having a carrying sling gave me back the use of my hands and arms without the sacrifice of putting my baby down. It’sContinue reading “Red Box Jumper 5: Poncho Mamma”

Red Box Jumper 4: Guernsey Girl

Ellie hadn’t know the beach could be so exciting in winter.The waves were very fast and sneaky, and much higher than her wellies. Ellie and Daddy had to find a warm cafe very quickly, and now Ellie is trying hard not to spill hot chocolate on Daddy’s jumper.Or his socks. Daddy says they have enoughContinue reading “Red Box Jumper 4: Guernsey Girl”

Red Box Jumper 3: Moss Stitch Dog Jumper

Time for a walk, yes, a walk. Door open. Smell the air.Sniff. Sniff. Cold, crisp. She’s got the shoes on. Coat on. Keys. Ball, yes, ball. Ready to go! Wait, what’s this? Tangled and tight and dark. Help! Stop! Light again, I’m out. Phew. Breathe. “New jumper, Monty.” Jumper? Hmm. Jumper.Itchy.Warm though. We’re off! Out,Continue reading “Red Box Jumper 3: Moss Stitch Dog Jumper”