At any given time I have a brainless knitting project going, something to work on while I’m watching Lucy play, or chatting with a friend, or just taking a brain break. Knitting that is easy to not mess up AND easy to fix if I do. This is my favoriteRead More
I went through stages of delight and disappointment with Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Sock Book. When it comes down to it, would I recommend it? Maybe. Here, let me explain. I’ve had this book in my library for a couple years and I loved it. Yesterday when I sat downRead More
I was so excited to finish these socks. Once finished, the timing worked out perfectly to be a contributor to Craftzine this month, one of my favorite websites! The pattern is great for using up leftovers, of course, using 25-30g of sock yarn for each color. While the color workRead More
If you are a sock knitter, you know of the little 10 feet to 20 yards that are left when you make them. This cute little mini sock was great for using up some of my leftover sock yarn!
If you are a sock knitter, you know of the little 10 feet to 20 yards that are left when you make them. Well, I’ve been knitting a Ton of sock. Okay, maybe not a “ton” but about 5 pairs down now — I love wearing them now that it’sRead More
Quite some time ago I posted about how I was working through my stash of works in progress. I thought (unrealistically) I would be able to post progress on this pile of wips each week. Ha! Yeah right. Let’s see that was how many weeks ago? 12 weeks. Yep, twelve.Read More
I really love my stash socks and now that it’s getting warm again, I’ll most likely be making another pair. I’ve been making a lot of market bags lately from Hempathy yarn and have some leftover- perfect for some stash socks for the summer!
My friend Carolyn has been knitting up little mini sock ornaments like a whirlwind of crafty goodness. And I have been envious. They are just so cute! So i decided that this was just the perfect thing for leftover sock yarn and wrote up my own litlte pattern for using up this bit and rockin’ around the christmas and jazzing it up a bit with little mini replicas of socks you’ve knit over the year. And best of all, it’s a sock you can finish in just 2 hours or so! and no need to worry about second sock syndrome because you only need to make one to be done with your project instead of two.Read More