Tag Archives: German short rows

Dream or nightmare?

I’ve spent another week of evenings painting skirting boards, but now they are all on the wall and there’s just a bit of residual gap-filling to do. I have time for knitting again, which means I’ve finished one project and … 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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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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Unseasonably warm

Until this weekend, the weather has been unusually good for April. Good enough to sit in the garden with bare legs – the sort of behaviour that I generally reserve for July and August. Trees are coming into leaf two … Continue reading

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