Ww1

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

Pirate Knitted Crossover

May 25, 2016

A few weeks ago we went to pirate day, we had lots of fun doing pirate things and doing treasure hunts, but it was cold, very cold, I wore a lovely shawl I knitted and some arm warmers, unfortunately none of us thought to take a photo of me! We did however get to take… Read More

More on The Centenary Stitches Exhibition

November 20, 2014

If there is one knitting exhibition that is a must see it is this one currently in Lincoln, at the collection, running until the 6th Dec, I¬†thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the lovely work from the film ‘Tell them of us‘ and the pattern book ‘Centenary stitches‘. I feel lucky to have some of my… Read More

Film Premiere & Knitting Exhibition

November 12, 2014

I have taken a few days before getting around to writing this blog post, partly because I am not sure where to start! It all started a little over a year ago when the lovely Pauline Loven asked for a few people to knit items for a film she was working on, Tell Them Of… 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

Film Knits & Pattern Book

September 14, 2014

It has been a while since my last blog and even longer since anything knitting related, I have been cracking on with some lovely knits for a wedding, they have been lovely to knit but keeping me busy and quiet! In the mean time I have received some lovely photos of my knits for the… Read More

Knitted Crossover for WW1 Film

August 18, 2014

I have been fairly quiet lately, this is (partly) why. As you may have read in some of my older blog posts I have been knitting for a WW1 film ‘tell them of us’ So far I have knitted a shawl for ‘Grace’ another shawl for a ‘villager’ and a jumper that will be used… Read More

Light House Picnic

July 28, 2014

So what we did one day last week! …’on our doorstep’ we dropped off the car to be fixed the window wouldn’t wind up! we thought we would get the dreaded school uniform out of the way so we walked…well I wheeled, to town to grab some bits…and a few other things..no yarn though! When… Read More

boy’s knitted WW1 jumper ready to go

July 26, 2014

As some of you know I have been knitting for the tell the of us project, I have just completed this boys jumper, I think this is for other things planned along side the film, for ww1 events, i think this jumper is for a boys choir who will be singing songs from the past!… Read More

Sneeky Peek – “Tell Them Of Us” Knits

March 24, 2014

You all know by now that I, along with many other knitters, have been clicking away to the memory of ww1 family’s here is a little peek at the film and some of the fantastic knits that have been produced so far, and this just scratches the surface of all the wonderful knits! I can’t… Read More

Another Knitted Shawl Finshed

March 12, 2014

The shawl i have been working on came along quite quickly towards the end, I added a few extra rows at the end to fit with what we had in mind, when I say ‘we’ that is me and my knitter in crime! (you know who you are!) Finished the knitting part last night I… Read More

Just A Few Projects

March 10, 2014

no pictures today I am afraid but the shawl is coming along well, I am nearly done with the stripes…well I have 6 rows left then I can start on the fringe wooo! In other news I am trying my hand at being a hooker! have started a small bag with a Tunisian crochet technique,… Read More

Learning To Knit & Choosing Yarn!

March 7, 2014

My son has been able to knit for a while, however as he has low motor skills he has found it very hard. Doing a row at a time then leaving it for a day or two, and although he likes the change of purling he found it harder, 10 stitches was about his limit…. Read More

We Have Stripes!

March 5, 2014

It is so nice to be back to my same old knitting self again! I have had a little play about with flowers, petals and i-cords and added some stripes to this shawl, the colour is really nice and the stripes do stand out nicely, the yarn for the stripes does seem to split a… Read More

Villager Shawl Is Coming Along

March 4, 2014

Now that I am feeling much better I have a few projects I need to crack on with, the first is the other shawl for the film, this is coming along nicely now and I can start on the stripes that make up the boarder. and I have that snowy jumper that is a replica… Read More

Vintage Shawl on Filming Day!

March 2, 2014

Just a quick one to show you the shawl on filming day, and to say that I love the coat!!

Shawl for WW1 film Finshed!

March 1, 2014

(picture By Judith Brodnicki) Well that was a horrid few weeks! We are almost back to full health now, I still can’t smell a thing, and keep blowing my nose! but feel so much better, I have lost count of how long we had flu but I know it was/is more than 3 weeks!! So… Read More

Help For History Film

January 31, 2014

(picture By Judith Brodnicki) As a lot of you will know I am one of many knitting for a film, the film is a low budget, accurate (as much as it can be) account of a village in ww1, so far we have had donations for yarn such as Rowan (which is just one of… Read More

Knitted Shawl For ww1 Film

January 28, 2014

Now that birthdays 1 &2 are over with I can concentrate on some knitting, this week is still busy but I will get some time to sit down and knit, the white jumper is coming along nicely AT LAST! and I am starting to enjoy it but I will will be putting it aside for… Read More

A Quick Update!

January 16, 2014

Well at last it is going well, yaay! It was just a matter of getting the stitches and tension/needle size right and perfect, I do feel a little pressure to get this one right more so than I usually would! not because it is for my in-law but because I really want it to be… Read More

Getting More Back Than You Put In!

December 2, 2013

One of the things I love about knitting is that there is always the chance to learn, I have spoken to people who have been knitting for decades and they still find new things to learn even now. This is one of the reasons I am so happy that I am involved in knitting for… Read More

package of wool for ww1 knitting

November 5, 2013

I have been waiting for a parcel to arrive with something kindly donated to me by Judith this is for me to knit ww1 knits for the film I mentioned, I can’t wait to get started, I was going to possibly knit some armlets and things that soldiers would have had sent out to them… Read More

A Knitting Dilemma!

November 2, 2013

I had said I wouldn’t post about this for a little while, not because I don’t want to share but because I have quite a few projects I would like to finish and share they are easy but seem complicated till you really break it down! Anyway that aside I shall explain what it is… Read More

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