Category Archives: Socks

Unraveled Wednesday, 1/1/2020.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. Knitting. …and what is the proper thing to do after finishing one pair of socks? Both pairs are double-thick — two strands of sock yarn, foot knit on US #2-1/2 and ankle on … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 12/18/2019.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesday. This hat is what I have been working on for the past week or so. Rios makes such lovely squishy cables! The hat is for a silent auction in February. Why have I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 11/27/19.

Joining Kat and friends for an Unraveled Wednesday. What you see are the beginnings of a pair of super-warm socks for Elder Son’s GF. It’s what I have been working on for her Christmas present. She is in nursing school, … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 11/13/19 (I’m back!)

Knitting. My Unraveled posts have been on a too-long hiatus because reasons, not because I haven’t been knitting. Reason 1. I became dissatisfied with the colors of my Boxy. It is being knitted from all the different fingering weight red … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 4/3/19.

Joining Kat and friends for Unraveled Wednesdays! Remember last week’s post where I whined about how hard it was to chart cables? =Tamar commented that maybe I should swatch the cables that were giving me fits. Thanks again, =Tamar! I … Continue reading

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Unraveled Wednesday, 2/27/19.

I should have showed you these socks last week because I finished them the weekend before. Two strands of sock yarn held together, US#2.5 needle for the foot, US#5 for the leg, knit toe-up — just like all my other … Continue reading

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Unraveled, 1/9/19.

I finished the child’s sweater for the warm clothing drive. It was intended to be a stashbuster, and it kinda was. I played yarn chicken with the navy blue and won. Then I played yarn chicken with the dark gray … Continue reading

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My year in knitting, with a bit of crochet thrown in for variety.

Potholders, two.   Fingerless mitts, four pairs.   Mittens, one pair.   Socks, one pair.   Dead baby buntings, several.   Stump covers, two.   Hats, lots.   Cowls, one.   Scarves, one.   Sweaters, zero.   Afghans, one.   … Continue reading

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This week’s knitting.*

Yarns: Zwerger Garn Opal Schafpate ‘8903 Silberdistel‘ and Kollage Yarns Sock-a-licious 7803. Needles: US#2-1/2 ¬†(foot and ankle) and US#4 (leg). Pattern: Wendy’s Generic Toe-Up Sock. Note that the legs are done in 1×1 ribbing. That is slower to knit, but … Continue reading

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FO Friday: the socks edition.

Thanks goodness for Ravelry. I did manage to post each of these on my Rav project page; if not for that I would have had a hard time remembering what I had knit. The gray ¬†pair at far left is … Continue reading

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