Sock it to me!

This will be the last pair of socks I’ll be knitting for a while as I’ve ran out of suitable yarn 😦 Once again the pattern is from Ann Budd’s book, ‘Getting Started Knitting Socks’, this one is called, Seeded Rib. The yarn I used is Sirdar Soft Cotton aran, and it isn’t really ideal…

Savage Socks

Chris found this on Savage Chickens, a cartoon strip we both find quite amusing, I so had to share!  

Herringbone Lace Socks

My second pair of socks from Ann Budd’s ‘Getting Started Knitting Socks’ book, I think I’m getting the hang of it! The yarn is Pure Cotton Double Knitting by Razzle Dazzle yarns…never heard of it? Neither had I until I found it on eBay sold by a shop called benlyndalle, who offer quite a range…

Socktober Redux

In October 2015 I knitted a sock, just the one, with the intention of knitting a pair…it never happened. Mojo died, enthusiasm left the building, whatever the reason, I failed 😦 Now, over a year later I have finally knitted one whole pair of socks, wooohooo!! They haven’t been washed or blocked, and I made…

Socktober

Unable to find pure cotton socks in a colour I like, and a price I can afford, I’ve decided to knit my own. The odd sock pictured above was to see if I could knit a heel…not bad for a first attempt. Now I’ve moved on to  the real socks, sneak peek below…more to follow later,…