Listed are the posts for June 2013.

Watermelon socks

Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook by David Schulz using 3×1 twisted rib. Yarn: 65g of Opal Acapulco shade 1306 and 33g of Regia Uni shade 1092 Needles: 2x 2.25mm circulars Made for: me, UK 7 Method: Two at a time, toe up. The toes were cast on separately, rejoined and then separated again for the heels before rejoining and […]

Progress report

I’ve been busily working on my socks whenever I’ve had a few minutes spare and finally I feel as if I’m getting somewhere: Comparing them against my Easter socks I’ve only got a bit more to go before I can start the rib…

Necessary budgeting

Like many of you we’ve been increasingly having to juggle our finances as the cost of living increases, pay freezes continue to bite and in addition I’ve had a huge cut in salary since I got made redundant in February.  I was fortunate enough to get another job within days but my hours are a […]