I managed to finish off the last sock of the pair I had been making en route to the airport to USA and at knit night whilst I was there just in the nick of time for the end of Socktober. Tamyra is very pleased with the result. I do fear that the bad influence [...]
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My spell check amused me but this post is really a Socktober post. I did manage to make one pair of socks whilst I was on my travels. I knit the first one on the plane over to the USA and did a lot of the second on my way to South Dakota and then [...]
… Socktober! 3×1 rib in gorgeous Shi Bui! The Shi Bui was sent by Deb and Guinifer a while ago and it is super to knit with. It has been quite a while since I got to knit socks so it has been rather lovely think of socks to knit for this special month. I [...]
Just two and a half pairs of socks were knit in Socktober but my excuse is that all my free time has been used up working on the chapter, being ill and being busy busy. The highlighter socks as I’ve named them were great fun as they attracted a lot of attention! I’ve called these [...]
Well, it is the last day of Socktober after all. Another pair is in progress – only the foot and toe to finish off Goodbye, Socktober! Hello, Norovember!
There is nothing like a bit of stockinette to take your mind off all the things that have been going on particularly the thing going on with George. I did feel slightly panicky waiting for the bus on Friday but getting these out made me feel a whole lot calmer. These are knit using Regia [...]
Final Tally for Socktober Pairs of socks completed = 1 Pairs of socks started for pao but abandoned = 3.2 Pairs of socks completed for pao = 0.6 Well, I just managed to delete the photos of the wounded sock without actually transferring them onto my computer but thankfully (kind of) they are yet to [...]
Not much posting has been going on round here this week as I’m desperately trying to finish the second of pao’s Trekking socks for the end of Socktober! My camera has conspired against me tonight by running out of battery so I can’t post a photo of Sock 1 and the embarassment of the Sock [...]
Well, pao isn’t going to get any socks for his birthday tomorrow. These ginormous feet have defeated my last three attempts to make a sock to cover them. So measurements were taken and tools assembled. ready to take on the first attempt at toe up socks. Tentative steps led quickly onto a full set of [...]
Here are those fateful Fleece Artist socks – all finished. They are rather beautiful – doesn’t pao have great taste?