Category: socks

Returning to crafting

I’m back.  I took a break from blogging as my ankle injury was getting in the way of crafting and the pain was getting me down. I’ve finally got a diagnosis and have scratched the thin layer of cartilage on the Talar Dome (think of a knuckle bone after a dog has had a quick gnaw […]


Hothouse socks

I started this pair of socks aiming for a soft snuggling pair to sooth my injured ankle. Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook by David Schulz using Aquaphobia pattern stitch. Yarn: 90g of Posh Yarns Lucia sock in Hothouse Needles: 2x 2.25mm circulars Made for: me, UK 7 Method: Two at a time, toe up. The toes were cast on […]


Happy New Year

A bit belated I admit but better late than never. My blog has been down for a while due to technical problems but my husband is a bit of a whizz and has sorted it all out.  So as he’s put the effort in I thought I’d better get back into the blogging habit. A […]


Every Day socks

  Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook by David Schulz using Hermione’s Every Day sock pattern stitch. Yarn: 82g of Regia Design Line Kaffe Fassett colour Landscape Mist 04354 Amazon 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 […]


Belated post

I had planned to post about my trip to the Festival of Quilts last month. The trip was a birthday present from my husband and became a girly trip with a very good friend.  Hotel booked, yarn shop enroute planned, money saved and a shopping list of sorts prepared what could go wrong? A fall […]


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…


Seeded rib socks

Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook by David Schulz with the Seeded Ribbing stitch pattern inserted. Yarn: 100g of 100% Superwash Fingering Merino Needles:  2x 2.25mm circulars Made for: me, UK size 7 Method: Toe up two at a time with a Turkish Cast on and a stretchy bind off. Time taken to knit: November 21 2012 til […]


Knitting catchup

I’ve nearly finished the baby cardigan: The neckband is finished now and all the parts are being blocked. I’m hoping to be able to sew it up in the next few days. We went away for a short trip to Brugges the week before last and I started a new pair of socks on the […]


Better late than never…

As I am spending a lot of my free time at the gym at the moment finished items have a bit thin of the ground recently but at last I have something to share: Time Taken to knit: 29th of March – July 30th 2012 Yarn: Regia Design Line in Easter Pattern:  David’s Toe-Up Sock […]


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