Category Archives: Socks

This week’s knitting.*

Yarns: Zwerger Garn Opal Schafpate ‘8903 Silberdistel‘ and Kollage Yarns Sock-a-licious 7803. Needles: US#2-1/2  (foot and ankle) and US#4 (leg). Pattern: Wendy’s Generic Toe-Up Sock. Note that the legs are done in 1×1 ribbing. That is slower to knit, but … Continue reading

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FO Friday: the socks edition.

Thanks goodness for Ravelry. I did manage to post each of these on my Rav project page; if not for that I would have had a hard time remembering what I had knit. The gray  pair at far left is … Continue reading

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Win sock yarn for life!

Win Socks for Life! Well, the yarn, you’re on your own after that. (Vancouver, BC) “To be fair, it’s actually only a 25 year supply, so we can only hope the winner dies early to keep me an honest woman.” – … Continue reading

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I promised you knitting.

During my blog hiatus when I was frantically campaigning, I kept my sanity by knitting. Constantly. Now I am going to show you it. And drag it out for days because I seem to still be too busy to blog … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Another pair of double-stranded socks. Made from these two yarns.Left, Lang Jawolle Color fingering. Right, Schachenmayr Regia Viva Color Warm feet! (Srsly, I noticed that when I wear ordinary hand-knit socks my feet are often cold when I go to bed. … Continue reading

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WIP it. WIP it good. (again)

Oldest first. These are the fingerless gloves for my friend to match the hat she requested. They are done except for about eight rows on the second thumb. Madtosh Merino Twist Light, US#1.5 needles; no pattern beyond what I have in my head … Continue reading

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FO Friday.

Two pairs of socks that had been OTN for months (and months!) finally got finished last weekend. Both are made from Plymouth Yarn Socketta, colors 618 (left) and 5618 (right). I decided I was tired of plain vanilla socks when I … Continue reading

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Random on a Thursday.

This is what Google looks like on your birthday: * * * * * On my birthday: I did a good deed. ‘Nuf said. We went out to dinner. The restaurant* we went to was near the theatre where we saw the … Continue reading

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Package!

 Remember these socks?      These are the two yarns I used: Knit Picks Felici in Rustic Cabin and an Online Supersocke 100. Combined, they looked to me like handspun.   Fast-forward a few months, and I decided I wanted … Continue reading

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WIP Wednesday Thursday.

After 8+ years I am stepping outside my plain vanilla sock pattern. This is Nevis, a sock pattern I saw on Madame Dafarge Knits.    I cast on earlier this week with this yarn, Perfect Sock Yarn (self-striping) from Must Stash … Continue reading

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