Author Archives: Su Ying

About Su Ying

Long time knitter, crafter and knitting teacher. Now blogger for knitting.

Blue and Yellow Bag using large needles

Here is the bag I was experimenting with in the previous post with the giant straight knitting needles. It was knitted in circular with 2 pairs of 80cm circular knitting needles in 15mm. Knitted this bag did not take long … Continue reading

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Giant knitting needles

Here’s a pair of really really big straight knitting needles I bought a few years ago in England. And yes that’s me posing on my balcony. These look so fun! They are 75cm long and have a diameter of 2.5cm. … Continue reading

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New year resolutions for 2014

We’re now approaching valentine’s day and I am still going on about new year resolutions! Do you make new year resolutions? I make list of things that I want to do. I try to keep it simple and only include … Continue reading

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Straight knitting needles

This has to be the most iconic of all the knitting needle types, which most people associate with knitting. You know the two long needles usually in very boring beigy grey, in the hands of a slightly older lady sitting … Continue reading

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I lost my knitting project!

Its finally happened. After all this time, I lost a small knitting bag with my current project. Oh dear! I wondered if this day would ever come. It wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be! I only lost … Continue reading

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Green & Cream Vest

Completed in 2 months! I am so relieved its done. Now I can give it to a friend after I have washed it. For more on why you might want to wash your projects before you wear them or give … Continue reading

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Messiest before dawn

This is a multi coloured green vest for another friend. This year I have been busy knitting things for my friends. So far I have made 2 items this year. I completed a pair of pink/green toeless socks and am … Continue reading

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To wash or not to wash

Do you wash your newly knitted item before you wear them? I know I do! I hand wash my knitted items immediately after I complete them before I store them. This way they are ready to wear. But the real … Continue reading

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3) Plastic knitting needles

How many plastic knitting needles do you own and really like to use? I believe I have just two pairs, a 12mm and 15mm. Personally it is not may favourite type of knitting needle, except for the hollow plastic ones … Continue reading

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Frixion pen by Pilot

I was introduced to Frxion by a friend who really likes stationery some time ago. I have about 3 different versions of this pen. And yes they are really good for knitting! Frixion is a line of erasable ink pens … Continue reading

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