Yes, Vintage Knitting is a Pinterest site managed by myself. Currently it has over 5000 followers, and 87 boards.
I love all things knitting related. The most popular board is vintage images of people knitting
I have a large collection of knitting gauges and all of these are featured on the Vintage Knitting Gauges board
To support the Vintage Knitting Pinterest site there is a dedicated Facebook page . Every day I post a different vintage knitting pattern. I have 1000’s of knitting patterns in my collection. I have been collecting them for over a decade.
Below are links to some of the boards – take a look:
I run a 6 weeks beginners machine knitting course at The Community Room, Tesco
Extra, Church Wood Drive St Leonards-on-sea East Sussex TN38 9RB. The cost is £45 for a six week course. Each lesson is 1 1/2 hours long.
The anatomy of the Knitting machine
Preparation of yarn
Yarn and tension
Knitting a tension square
E- wrap Cast on
Automatic closed cast on
Using the transfer tool
Picking up stitches
Using the latch tool
Manual, Cables, iCord
Knitting a round neck garment
If you would like to be added to the waiting list for the next course please email me your details.
Yes it true! I started drawing without looking at the paper so that I could capture movement. It’s difficult to draw someone walking their dog for example if you look down at your sketchbook. I think that maybe being dyslexic helps as I have a good awareness of where I am on the paper. It’s like I can feel the contours of what I’m drawing. I call it feeling the drawing. I’m like a sculptor feeling my way around what I am drawing with my pen. Every line help to build the image. I tend not to lift the pen up from the paper, so drawing are often one continuous line. I like to draw in pen so nothing can be erased.