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// Gloveless Fingers.

If you live in a climate susceptible to freezing weather, sometimes you don’t need mittens, or fingerless gloves. Sometimes the only part of your hand that is cold are your fingers. 429 more words


4 grams

It appears the infatuation with the hitchhiker shawl is waning a bit. I managed to knock out 16 repeats before answering the siren’s song of the sock blanket again. 272 more words


#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 87: 'Wye' by Hypercycloid Designs

winding cables

If you’re looking for a toe up sock adventure, ‘Wye’ could be great option for you. Knit toe up, with a unique Y-shaped short row heel and plenty of cable detailing, it is sure to maintain interest for the accomplished sock knitter and provide a suitably challenging knit for the improver. 58 more words


Good Eggs (And Bad Ones Too)

It’s the start of the Easter school/college holidays today, so where has all the sunshine gone?! It’s grey and cold and all the spring promise has dissolved into gloomy drizzle. 954 more words


#FreeYourSkeins2015 Day 83: 'Oh My Butterfly' by Ella Austin

Butterfly collector

‘Oh My Butterfly’ is a fantastic way to showcase those super-pretty scraps of yarn that are so beautiful, you can’t bear to throw them away. 83 more words


WIP Wednesday: My First Opal Socks (2015 Socks #11)

I’ve always avoided the Opal sock yarns because, well, I’m an admitted yarn snob.  I more often than not knit with cashmere and merino sock yarns.   484 more words


A not so random Wednesday

Or a more appropriate title, How I abandon all my other projects in favor of a new one.

Yes the spell of the sock blanket has been temporarily lifted, and the March socks, which never really stood a chance, have been cast aside in favor of a new project. 370 more words