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Nine Pairs of Socks

Last night I finally finished my nieces’ and nephews’ 2015 Christmas socks. Once again, I was a week late.  I significantly overestimated the knitting time I would have in December. 987 more words


Finishing helps

It’s the closing of the year, my knitting blog friends, and it turns out (unsurprisingly) that a few days of food and indulgences and a bit of unscheduled time are pretty good for whatever knitting ennui may be ailing you. 318 more words


Christmas Knits No.4 - Straightfoward Mittens indeed

My fourth Christmas knit is now completed.

These are Mone Dräger’s aptly named Straightforward Mitts and they are exactly that. Just enough pattern not to be completely boring, but easy enough for car knitting as we made our way south for Christmas. 183 more words

Gift Knitting...

I almost forgot about my blog with all that has been happening lately. I remember last year saying I would not do any gift knitting this year, or if I did, it would only be one or two things. 187 more words


Trio of secret knits

Tonight I finished the third of a trio of secret knits. I’m excited to get them sent out and find out how the recipients like them. 54 more words

Christmas Knit No.2 (and 3)

It’s done! Yes, the second of my Christmas knits is knitted, wrapped and left at my parents ready for opening on the big day.

Following on from my… 845 more words


I thought December had more time

Knitter friends, if you are like me, you may be still a bit behind on the couple of knitted gifts you intend to make. If so, I suspect we are well in the realm of normal behaviour at this time of year, and I suggest we all pull up a cozy chair and a cup of cheer and just be cool with that.  292 more words