Monthly Archives: February 2018

The all GSR sock

The first Diversion sock is done. And, thankfully, it weighs less than the remainder of the ball of yarn. Here it is in its unblocked state. After knitting the short-rows stitch pattern using German Short Rows (GSRs), and turning the … Continue reading

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Half a sock and a finished baby top

Flowery baby top I finished knitting this a couple of weeks ago, but it’s taken me a while to find some suitable buttons. Now they are sewn on and the top has had a wash and been blocked, as much … Continue reading

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Diversion socks

I am making progress with the Diversion short-row socks, after the false starts of last weekend. I’ve gone down a needle size as I approach the ankle and will probably reduce by another 0.25mm for the foot because the sock … Continue reading

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One sock, three false starts

I’m developing something of an obsession with knitting short-row patterns in self-striping yarn. I was looking for a sock pattern that would suit some dramatic grey/fuschia/purple/white yarn I bought in Germany and I thought I’d see what Knitty had to … Continue reading

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