Category: socks

>Me Again

>Well it’s all change here. We are getting a dog pup called Oscar but not the pup we saw last night. I’ve been thinking about it all day & his cautiousness, which is due to his lack of socialisation, has put me off. I’d rather a pup who has been raised in a home & […]

>Catch up

>My sock knitting has taken a change of direction recently. Remember my recent announcement regarding my February socks? I adore the yarn, achieved 8 spi with it on 2.25mm needles & am VERY happy with the fabric but unfortunately am not all happy with the pattern I chose. Can anybody see why? Laburnum sock in […]

>February socks

>I’ve just started a new pair from stash: Koigu sock yarn The yarn was a present from my friend CL when we both took part in the Hot Socks Swap & has been waiting for a beautiful pattern to do it justice & I think I’ve found it…..

>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 […]

>The scurge of gift knitting

>Anybody reading this blog recently will think that I’ve just been busy with cats, kittens & hedgehogs. Whilst they have been taking my time other things have been happening but sadly not all are blog-able at least not yet. With Christmas just a few weeks away I’ve been planning & casting on projects via Ravelry […]

>Ozzy Feet

>Fuzzy Feet in Soho Pattern: Fuzzy FeetYarn: 3.5 x 50g balls of Debbie Bliss’s SohoSize: UK 6.5Needles: 6.5mm addi turbo circular worked magic loopGauge: 14sts per 4″ so I had to adjust the pattern.Started: 17th August 2007Finished: 25th August 2007 but not worked exclusively. They were made for my Step Mother who is currently living […]

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