Friday, 18 February 2011


The challenge: to take an as-new cardigan with arms that are long enough for a gorilla and turn it into a wearable garment.

I've never attempted this before, but thought that it should be possible, as although machine-knitted, the pattern was fairly simple.  Taking my time to unpick the cuffs carefully so as not to cut the knitting.  I unpicked more than 10 cm of the length and then picked up the stitches, knitting new cuffs to match.

Not bad if I say so myself.  I'm really pleased with the results.

Now all that I need is some mild weather so that I can wear my spring cardigan.