Category: MSKS

>Not quite stash….

>As soon as the Cho’ 7 socks were finished I started swatching for the next pair. Chameleon Colorworks Evolution in Flamingo Sunrise This yarn has been ‘camping’ in my stash since last October. I say camping as it never actually made into the stash properly & instead has been resident in a basket under my […]

>Owl Broad Spiral Socks

>Broad Spiral Ribbing socks Pattern: Broad Spiral Ribbing from More Sensational Knitted SocksYarn: Opal Rainforest 6 ply in Owl.Needles: 2 x 2.75mm 60 cm circulars.Method: Knitted cuff down two at a time.Details: 8 stitches per inch for a 9″ wide foot so I cast on 72 stitches. An ‘Eye of Partridge Heel’ for a very […]

>Owl Progression


>Snow & socks

>The warm weather we’ve had over Christmas has passed & this morning we woke up to this: Snowy view of the garden from our bedroom window It doesn’t snow much in England anymore so just a few flakes of snow tend to send the whole country into chaos. The dogs enjoyed a brief bounce this […]

>Socks & yet more socks

>Just before Christmas after finishing all the Christmas bedsocks I cast on for a pair for myself. This is as far as I’ve got across the Christmas period: Little Shell Rib feet Pattern: Little Shell Rib from Sensational Knitted Socks. I’m now ready to do the short row heel & then work up the leg. […]

>Christmas gift knitting

>For ages now this blog has focused too much on the kittens & my DD’s awful behaviour. Partly because the kittens are new to our lives & very cute and that her behavour has been so awful but also because I haven’t been able to show any knitting as it was all to be gifted […]

>Back on track

>I’d like to thank you all for all the lovely comments over the past few weeks. The Flooding has left us luckily untouched (apart from when I had to abandon the car) & our home is safe & dry. However many thousands of people weren’t so lucky and everywhere you go piles of ruined carpets […]