Category: socks

Still here…

Life is a bit crazy at the moment. My husband has a slipped disc and is off work. He’s unable to sit so has to lie on the bed, floor or stand which also causes him pain. He’s desperately missing cycling but the Tour de France has helped a bit. My daughter (now 16, how […]

Seabreeze Socks

  Time taken to knit: February 1st 2012 t0 March 28th 2012 Needles: 2.25mm Pattern: David’s Toe-up Sock Cook Book Knitted as usual 2 at a time toe up on 2x 80cm circular needles. I spent months trying to find a pattern that didn’t cause the colours to pool and flash but gave up & […]

Essential Tweed socks

Toe Up socks in Knit Picks Essential TweedPattern: David’s Toe Up Sock Cookbook Yarn: Knit Picks Essential Tweed in Plum (now discontinued) Needles: 2mm Time taken to knit: 21st January 2011 to 2nd June 2011 Toe Up socks in Knit Picks Essential TweedThe yarn was a present from my friend CL in Canada a few […]

>A Lesson Learnt….

>I’ve been on a finishing spree recently as I have too many projects on the go at once. ‘A Lesson Learnt Bed socks’ Pattern: Little Shell Rib socks from Sensational Knitted Socks.Yarn: Just over 100g of James C Brett Pure Merino in red (PM10)Needles: 2x 60 cm 3.5mm circularsMethod: Toe upTime taken to knit: December […]

Waffle House Socks

>Waffle House Socks Pattern: David’s Toe-Up Sock Cookbook with Waffle House stitch pattern inserted into the formula.Yarn: 56g of Opal Petticoat 1251 & 19g of Stylecraft 4ply in Navy.Needles: 2x 2.25mm circularsMethod: Toe upTime taken to knit: August 3rd 2009 – September 19th 2009 The blocked shot! Both yarns were given to me in swaps […]

>Finally February Socks…..

>After 3 attempts I’ve finally made a pair of socks with the beautiful Koigu yarn I received as part of the Hot Socks Swap. . My first attempt last year was a disaster as was my second. But finally I’m happy with the combination of yarn & pattern: Diagonal Lace Socks Pattern: David’s Toe Up […]

>Purple Progress

> The heels have been turned + I’m now working up the legs…

>Sock update

>Diagonal Lace Socks in Purple Koigu I finally settled on Diagonal Lace Socks by Wendy Knits and am really pleased with the combination of yarn and pattern. The construction of the sock is almost identical to David’s Toe up Sock Cookbook but without the maths so I’m using the pattern stitch & the maths from […]

>Now the fun begins…

>Toe up sock toes in purple Koigu and I get to choose the pattern!

>a real treat…..

>I often wear socks that I’ve made myself and have made a few pairs for other people but have never had the chance to wear any made for me by someone else. Until now that is: Machine knitted Coral Snake socks However there is something even more special about these socks. They were made in […]

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