I seem to cast on a pair of socks each Christmas, finish at least one sock, and then finish the pair by sometime mid-spring. These weren’t any different as I … Continue reading Happy, striped socks | what should I be writing about?
I wanted a nice, thick pair of raggsockor so I knit myself a pair. And then I cast on another pair, yet another and finally one more. I’d waited a … Continue reading The Great Sock Rush of 2016
I’m really not sure where they’re all coming from. Maybe I’m not giving them away fast enough. Maybe I need to store them in a more attractive manner. But they … Continue reading They multiply!
My Monkeys are done! And they look gorgeous on the blocking forms, though you can really see where I learned to do the yarn overs correctly. Oops. 🙂
My mom bought me a pair of nice sock blockers for my birthday and then shipped them to Sweden for me. I haven’t actually had sock blockers before and wow, … Continue reading Sock blockers for my birthday!
I was a bit frustrated with my Rosy Posies project because I felt that the yarn-overs weren’t loose and airy enough. I’d seen something similar with my Monkeys, too – … Continue reading My yarn overs were backwards!
So I convinced the people at work that they needed to send me to Gothenburg to assist on a project, which is why I now find myself on a train.
I was in Litet Nystan yesterday and encountered some Drops Fabel yarn, which is self-striping. There were a few knitted examples and I was hooked. I purchased some and immediately … Continue reading Self-striping yarn adventures
I used to read in the train and still occasionally do. But it occurred to me that sitting in the train is prime knitting time: I can work on those … Continue reading Knitting in the train