Knitting Needle

Easy Garter Stitch Shawl

June 7, 2016

I have started a shawl for the summer, I knitted a black one for the WW1 film ‘Tell Them Of Us’ It was really snug and warm and I am told the film crew passed it around on very cold days to keep them warm! It being summer I have gone with a looser knit… Read More

centenary stitches

September 19, 2014

You may have heard me mention the pattern book for the items I have been knitting recently, this is for the film ‘tell them of us’ many people have put a lot of work into this pattern book and it looks like it is going to be fab! There are loads of pictures to look… Read More

Lovely yarn Gifts

August 9, 2014

I have been a very lucky girl in the last few months! I received a package from a Lovely lady… with yarn needles and patterns, sending a big THANK YOU to Sam Obrien Currie of Rainydaysunsetknits These are the lovely items she sent… When I opened the package I found this on the outside of… Read More

Can Knitting In the Round Reduce Pain?

July 15, 2014

I absolutely love knitting in the round, I hate seams,  mostly because I am lazy! I thought it was just a lot easier not having to sew up seams and time saving too, as well as that I have a son who hates how seams feel against him so it ticks all the right boxes… Read More

A New Home For The Bendy Knitter!

May 30, 2014

So today’s the day 😀 It’s not quite a new home as I explain in my last blog  post but it is a good start and things should start to change around here….you may have already noticed a few subtle changes!? There really isn’t much to say, except take a look, see what you think… Read More

My New Knitting Blog Site :)

May 29, 2014

I love having a blog, I like sharing my makes and encouraging others to make things too as well as raising awareness of projects that need help, this year has been a busy year for me and I feel like my to do list is quite long. one of the things I am finding is… Read More

Knitted Blocks I Just Couldn’t Resist!

May 26, 2014

It happens to us all from time to time, no matter how much knitting we already have and how much we need to catch up on, something comes along and we just cant help but give it a try! and someone pointed out to me…it does a massive queue jump! A few days ago a… Read More

Knitting Needles For EDS & Pain

May 15, 2014

When you are a keen knitter (or any thing else) and you are faced with a condition which over time means you struggle with hobbies you once loved, it can be difficult to accept. This is the case for people with Ehlers-Danols syndrome (EDS) <that’s me! hypermobility syndrome (HMS) and arthritis as well as many… Read More

Our Little Knitters Are So Creative!

May 14, 2014

you may have noticed I haven’t posted in a while, things have been super busy in our house this month, but then when is it not!? I have been doing lots of fun and creative things with my children over the last few weeks, lots of clay, painting and making. I have also been spending… Read More

Trusting Myself With My Knitting!

January 11, 2014

The slow progress on this jumper has continued and to make matters worse I have gotten to about 8cm in and measured it, it is far too wide!! I am only on the side slits so could maybe bring it in by either decreasing stitches or reducing needle size? But that would be a big… Read More

Started The Jumper But Already Changed My Plan!

January 9, 2014

Well it has come time to start the jumper I will be making for my mother-in-law, yay at last! I managed to get some more wings made for my pixie but do still need to sew it up! The thinking was to knit it in the round so off I went casting on over 230… Read More

Hectic Week Ripping Back My Knitting!

December 19, 2013

This week is the run up to Alban Arthan for us and I like to get all Christmas gifts out of the way by then so I can relax after our celebration, every year I am so far behind and we stay up until around 3am preparing food and wrapping the last of the presents!… Read More

Lost Stockings!

December 11, 2013

This year we are really are feeling the festive cheer, and I have been busying away with my needles, making a few bits to give out, however we have lost our stockings and I do fear it is a bit late to start knitting new ones, so hoping we will find them in time, on… Read More

Tiny hand warmers for 2year olds on circular needles

November 19, 2013

People often say to me that they cannot knit hand warmers on circular needles as it does not stretch round, but for some reason I seem to manage, I do often use shorter than average needles as you can now buy short ones to attach to interchangeable needles, but because I was too lazy to… Read More

Positvity from knitting and crafts

October 25, 2013

sleep, we all need it right!? well I get that but I struggle with sleep, some days I take minutes to drop off and have a great night sleep and could go on sleeping all day (sometimes I do because there is no waking me!) but more often than not lately I just can’t sleep… Read More

My second ever project! “just a phase!”

October 23, 2013

well when I say second what I mean is no little ‘practice’ squares and simple blankets or scarf’s, an actual item! up until this I had knitted a blanked which my daughter now uses for her dolls, it is just a huge piece of knitting that i practised on 14years ago when I was learning,… Read More

we all cast on in different ways!

October 16, 2013

it’s the one thing (well two…) we can’t avoid, no matter what you want to knit you have to learn how to cast on (and to do a slip knot), everyone has there favourite way to cast on, and everyone is different so which way is the best? I personally don’t think there is a… Read More

How to do chain stitch quicker

October 13, 2013

Last time I was doing chain stitch around some letters and showed you how to do it, I am still doing my letters I am on letter number 2, after a great start to Saturday I ended up having a relay sleepy weekend, much more than you’d expect I slept pretty much most of Saturday,… Read More

Loading

Get in touch through one of my many social media pages or by email to ask questions or tell me about your knitting.

Facebook Instagram Twitter Ravelry info@thebendyknitter.co.uk

Juniper Peregrine Or head over to Juniper Peregrine to see current stocked items or discuss any custom orders.