Tag Archives: Fish Lips Kiss

Spring socks

My dear husband has worn through a pair of his favourite socks and asked me if I’d knit him a pair like them. He’s never wanted hand-made socks before, despite my many offers in the last few years when I … Continue reading

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Diversion socks revealed

These jazzy, short-row socks are done and blocked. I love them, I will be wearing them with Mary Janes the better to show off their exuberant insteps. I have nothing that really goes with them, bar a pair of grey … Continue reading

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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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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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Drilling large holes

I haven’t managed to complete any craft projects since my last post, but I have made a start on my Edison-type lamp.  I sourced a suitable lampholder from China – it’s the ceramic type that is really meant for use … Continue reading

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Socks and more socks

My red socks are finished and look rather fine, I think.  They are in Drops Fabel and have Fish Lips Kiss toes as well as heels. It’s the wrong time of year to be knitting woolly socks but as I … Continue reading

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