Tag Archives: Fish Lips Kiss

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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Simple birthday cards

Quite a few people I know have birthdays in May and June, and I’ve made a batch of cards instead of relying on the easy option of popping to the shops.  Actually, it takes less time to make a simple … Continue reading

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