Monkey See, Monkey Do

I’m almost done with Juliet. It’s soaking in a basin sans buttons as we speak. After knitting something so big (to me), I need to knit something small and a little more complicated. Clearly, the answer is socks and socks it is! I cast on for Monkey last night and am loving the way Knit […]

More Yarn

Wow! I haven’t posted in over a month! I dropped in at Spotlight yesterday and did some yarn shopping. I haven’t bought any yarn there for a looong time because it seems that besides wool, all they stock are synthetic fibres i.e. acrylics, polyesters, acrylics, nylons, acrylics etc. I prefer natural fibres because of breathability […]


Although I haven’t been posting, I’ve been knitting. I’ve decided to throw all caution to the wind and cast on for Juliet even though there’s a real possibility of insufficient yarn. I’ve no intention of doubling the yarn and figured I might just (barely) make it since I’m also really petite. And this pattern is […]

Brown Sheep Cotton Yarn

The last of my orders from The Yarn and Fiber Company has finally arrived. So what did I order? Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece (colour Candy Apple) x 3 Brown Sheep Cotton Fine (colour Candy Apple) x 6 If you haven’t noticed by now, red is one of my favourite colours. I also ordered Cotton Fleece […]

Knitty – Branching Out Completed

My first finished object in 2008! All blocked and with ends weaved in! Yay! Pattern: Branching Out Yarn: 1 x Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in Bristol Red Needles: 5.00mm Measurements: 7 inches wide, 58.5 inches long (after blocking) I did a total of 27 repeats with a few yards to spare. The pattern was simple […]

New Home

You’ve found your way here! I’ve shortened the blog name to Lis Crafts and the address is now The new feed address is Please update your bookmarks! I’m still working on the blog so there may some broken link. If something doesn’t work, please let me know. This blog works fine in my […]

Knitty – Branching Out

I started on this pattern previously but never finished it because I didn’t think it look lacy enough. I cast on with a hank of gorgeous red Silky Wool a few days ago and have done 12 repeats so far. It’s looking a little wonky so far so I’m hoping blocking will transform it from […]

Magknits – Jaywalker

I was determined to have at least one knit FO in 2007 and… I did! I finished my Jaywalker last week! Yay me! Pattern: Jaywalker Yarn: 2 x Knit Picks‘ Felici in Hummingbird (I think I might have enough left over for a pair of footies!) Needles: 2.00mm (Knit Picks Nickel Plated DPN Set)   […]

Tweed Yarn

I grabbed the chance to enhance my stash when Lois decided to destash (she still has some lovely Malabrigo Baby Merino Lace for those interested). Strictly speaking, I’m not a fan of pastel colours (prefer deep reds, olive greens and generally autumn colours) but I really wanted to try the yarn, especially the silky tweed. […]