Category Archives: Knitting

Day 5 Stitching Post; Knitting socks

January 5th I am going to Spinning meeting with knitting to do- not for the first time. Any resolutions to take my wheel every meeting have ended abruptly. Most of my spinning things went in the loft for Christmas and I have yet to replace the part Tyrion chewed on my wheel…No one will be …

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Long, large walking socks finished at last.

With the final expedition for the Silver D of E looming I thought I had better get these finished. They have not been tried on yet, but I think they will fit. They may be a little warm perhaps? Although they have been knitted in Drops Big Fabel sock yarn so should be good for …

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Another pair of socks.

Just blocked and ready to go. These were made from a Patons yarn and came up thicker than the 4 ply on the label. I probably should have adjusted the needle size, but they will be warm and cosy. As you can see I did not have much yarn left and matching was out of …

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Charlton Hat

Worn yesterday and apparently warm. Using the smaller of the the two sizes on Drops Wimbleweather pattern (a Nordic design) and Drops Karisma DK yarn. It took longer to knit than it should have done because I used double ended rather than circular for the main part. Circular until the decreasing would have been better. …

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News socks-the first unmatched pair?

I have a reputation for spending ages to make sure the pair of socks match when using patterned yarn. This current yarn seemed to be irregular and was a 100g ball so I had decided to make my first pair of non-matching socks. However when I had knitted about 3 inches I have found it …

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New socks

Just finished Will’s new socks in time for the wet and cold weather. The Drops Fabel yarn was lovely to knit with and I am pleased with the finished project. I was slightly annoyed by the two balls I had being wound in different sequence. I had to resort to using one from the middle …

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Phone sock

For Dominic? request from son’s school friend

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Amy’s socks

old news-late Christmas present-but not as late as this!

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