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Knitting my first* sock! Lucy Neatby is my only hope...

The asterisk is there because this isn’t exactly my first pair of socks. Rather, I’m hoping it’s my First Pair of Successful Traditionally-Made Socks. About five years ago, I made a pair of socks using the wonderful book,  730 more words

Cat Bordhi

Impatient Socks

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know that I’ve decided to become a sock knitter. I had sworn off knitting socks after I made a pair of thick socks to wear in my Caterpillar boots last winter. 353 more words

Something done and something new

Hi there, I hope you had a great weekend. I went to visit a friend and a colleague which was great. When working from home on the computer and over the phone, work can get lonely even though I’m in touch with my colleagues every day I still take my lunch break alone and I don’t actually see anyone so getting to meet up was a treat and the best part was that it was on a weekend so no work and all fun ! 830 more words


Rose City

Hello, it has been another long stretch since my last post. But guess what, I’ve hardly finished a thing! Over the next week or two I hope to update my projects on this blog, but be patient. 153 more words

A Long Day

Today didn’t go anything like I had planned. First of all, I didn’t expect to wake up in pain. Secondly, I didn’t expect to spend the whole day sitting in the Radiology waiting room of the hospital. 193 more words


To knit or not to knit socks.

I’ve just read this enjoyable post about sock knitting by Glenna from Ontario from the knitting to stay sane blog.

In the post she gives so many hints and tips about how to start, links to starter patterns and ponders why some knitters love to knit socks and others only make it past the first pair before they decide, ‘been there, done that’. 272 more words

Knitting And Crochet

Knitty Gritty Socks

I have never designed socks before, this was a first.  I have made a few pair of socks in my knitting career, but not enough to add to my roster of knitting expertise.  325 more words