Category Archives: Socks

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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Win sock yarn for life!

Win Socks for Life! Well, the yarn, you’re on your own after that. (Vancouver, BC) “To be fair, it’s actually only a 25 year supply, so we can only hope the winner dies early to keep me an honest woman.” – … Continue reading

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I promised you knitting.

During my blog hiatus when I was frantically campaigning, I kept my sanity by knitting. Constantly. Now I am going to show you it. And drag it out for days because I seem to still be too busy to blog … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Another pair of double-stranded socks. Made from these two yarns.Left, Lang Jawolle Color fingering. Right, Schachenmayr Regia Viva Color Warm feet! (Srsly, I noticed that when I wear ordinary hand-knit socks my feet are often cold when I go to bed. … Continue reading

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WIP it. WIP it good. (again)

Oldest first. These are the fingerless gloves for my friend to match the hat she requested. They are done except for about eight rows on the second thumb. Madtosh Merino Twist Light, US#1.5 needles; no pattern beyond what I have in my head … Continue reading

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