Craftwork · Knitting

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… Continue reading Sock it to me!

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Craftwork · Knitting

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… Continue reading Herringbone Lace Socks

Craftwork · Knitting

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… Continue reading Socktober Redux

Craftwork · Knitting

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,… Continue reading Socktober