Tag Archives: socks

Too wide a stripe

Despite the fact that I posted a pic of this nearly-finished pair of socks last week, I only noticed when I reached the ribbing a couple of days later that the stripes weren’t matching in the upper half of the … Continue reading

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Socks and cushions

I’ve made the first of the cushion covers with herringbone-stitch fronts. The pattern was Fisherman’s Pillow and the yarn a super-chunky from Hobbycraft called Group Hug which is no longer available. I’m not entirely happy with this cover, because the … Continue reading

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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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Sock horror – emergency lingerie bags

I knitted my first pair of socks 5 years ago this month. (Happy sockaversary me, yay!) My aim is to have at least 8 machine-washable pairs, then I can wear hand knitted socks every day in winter without having 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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