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WIP Wednesday: Wet Weather and Tiny Needles

Drumroll….Sock Madness 9 has begun! The pattern for round 1 is the Harry Potter-inspired Alohomora Socks by Malena Andersen. I’m enjoying knitting them so far even though I’m going down to teeny weeny 2mm needles to get them to fit my feet. 177 more words


Identity Crisis Knitting

The Fibre;

I’ve made Jaywalkers before.  I have in actuality made eight complete pairs of Jaywalkers.  That’s sixteen individual socks.  I know how this pattern goes.  488 more words


WIP Wednesday: Rediscovering Colour

I finally got to try out a craft that’s been gradually seducing me. The promise of playing with a kaleidoscopic array of colours together with yarn is too hard to resist. 421 more words


Knitters Gonna Knit

Alright, I haven’t talked about knitting for awhile. I’ve been really busy with garden planning, cooking, and sewing. But between all of that I’ve also been doing some knitting. 728 more words


A Race Against the Yarn Update

I mentioned earlier this week that I am currently in a race with the yarn that I am using for my SIL’S Christmas socks.  There are only two competitors in this dash to the finish line: me and a the remnants of the a skein of Poppy yellow label from Tanis Fibre arts.  185 more words


Paper and Fibre February 11, 15

The Fibre

This week’s fibre is a little bit of a risk.  Well maybe it’s not.  It’s almost certainly, maybe,  not a risk.  Here’s the deal.  435 more words


Lurid Rainbow Handknit Socks

There was a time in my mythical teenage years where my entire wardrobe became rather lurid. I had spent most of my life worrying about what I wore and whether it made me look ‘weird’ or ‘different’, but leaving school and leaving my childhood home made me realise that I was both of those things. 550 more words