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Tag Archives: socks
During the cold winter months I have been wearing my cosy alpaca house socks more than usual, and they are getting rather threadbare … The heels have completely worn through, and the soles are thin, but I couldn’t bear to throw … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Alpaca, Darning, Mending, Patch, Repairs, socks, Wool 2 Comments
Yep, the Single Project Status didn’t last long 😉 Last week I started a vintage style cardigan, which is making good progress, but it isn’t the best travel knitting. So I had to cast on some self-striping socks … And of course, while I … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cast-on, cotton, crochet, Finished object, garter stitch, project, Shawl, Sock wool, socks, WIP, Wool 4 Comments
So … Socks
A short post this week to share with you my latest Finished Object … My Nutkin socks are off the needles and ready for my feet! The only change I made to the pattern was to use rib for the cuff, instead … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged finished, Finished object, Pattern, Sock wool, socks, yarn 8 Comments
The sock so far …
I was after a simple sock pattern – not completely plain, but easy enough for everyday knitting. My friend – and knitting guru – had recently recommended Nutkin, a free pattern by Knitzi (available via Ravelry), and I decided to give it … Continue reading
Don’t you just love it when your knitting matches the colours of the coast? This was my recent holiday knitting, accompanying me out and about on my travels in Wales. It didn’t match every location, but hey, that’s ok 😉 … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Colour, Holiday, Sock wool, socks, Wales, WIP, Wool 8 Comments
From frogged to feet
When I acknowledged, reluctantly, that my yarn didn’t want to be a crocheted shawl after all, I set it aside while I decided what to make instead. Fast forward a few weeks, and a need for some simple, compact travel knitting prompted … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged finished, Finished object, knitting, Sock wool, socks, Wool 2 Comments
And now the successes!
My recent review of my WIPs and UFOs may have led to some unravelling, but I’m pleased to say it did also lead to some Finished Objects … Firstly, some plain socks in Zwerger-Garn-Opal 4-ply, purchased in Switzerland in November 2013, and started … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged finished, Finished object, FO, Hitchhiker, Shawl, Shawlette, socks, Wool 3 Comments
These socks have been on the needles for a while. A couple of rows here, another few rows there. Perfect travel knitting. The wool was from the Appenzell autumn market, and the understated colourway has a subtle pattern that blends … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Colour, finished, Finished object, FO, knitting, socks, socks; DPNs; Appenzell 6 Comments
Friday F.O. – more socks!
Oh, I do like a completed project! It doesn’t matter how large or small, complicated or simple. Those final finishing touches are very satisfying. This week I finished these socks. As you can see, I’ve gone for the ‘familial’ look, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged Finished object, knitique, knitting, socks 13 Comments
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to you! I hope it brings you lots of yarny goodness 🙂 What do you have on your knitting wishlist for 2016? Do you have any yarn-related resolutions? I’d love to hear about them! 🙂
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged creative, knitting, socks 4 Comments