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Socks socks socks

I now have one finished Cascade 220 green sock, one half finished Opal tiger sock and one half finished Trekking blue stripe sock.The tiger sock is fantastic – I want to knit that one and only that one but the blue socks are a birthday present for my dad (Thursday next week is the deadline)… Read more »

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Pink Sock day

Yesterday was the day of pink socks. I finally finished sock numero uno and by the evening had forged ahead to sock number two!This is a really HUGE deal for me – it’s my first pair of socks I have knitted for ME. It’s also the first pair of socks I have knitted fully on… Read more »

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Self Control – I do have it!

I actually entered a yarn shop today and only came out with a magazine and 1 ball of wool (pauses for shocked gasps of breath).I did check my forehead for a temperature but no, I must just have started the year off in a more reserved way!It was a particularly lovely magazine though – Interweave… Read more »

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Knitting Podcasts

Okay, one more post for today then I shall bother you no more I promise (unless it’s to post the pics I promised that is!).Another part of my New Years activity so far this year has been catching up with my podcasts. I subscribe to MANY and I mean MANY! I have a podcast problem…. Read more »

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Happy New Year

Well, the rush and stress of Christmas passed and left our household with a quiet almost odd lack of Christmas-ness. I am usually THE Christmas person, I start singing Christmas songs around September, the house is decorated and the tree is up by December the 1st and I do everything I can to get my… Read more »

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Present update

Mum’s bag:Here is the main bag piece (all 78 cm of it! – I’m scarred for life now!)Here are the crochet bits – my first attempt at crochet.And now all sewn up and ready to felt…Felted image coming soon…

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Christmas Presents

Well, I have finally decided to make a list of everything I need to knit and cross off the things I have actually (shock horror!) managed to finish. Thank goodness my family is computer illiterate or this post would spoil the whole surprise! Mum – Knitted (then felted) bag from Rowan magazine 40 using Rowan… Read more »