I have this gorgeous double stranded sock blank that I dyed myself in a fun rainbow colorway. Do you remember when I made it? I went to my first ever yarn retreat, and there I dyed two strands, one of which is this rainbow sock blank, a merino blend which feels soft and warm. Preparation… Continue reading Rainbow toe-up socks
I have made a pair of cabled, toe-up socks using a lovely hand-dyed yarn I bought from Denver Whimsy in combination with Scheepjes Metropolis in a matching shade. The single cable runs over the top of the foot from the toe to the cuff. In this post I am sharing the free pattern with you.… Continue reading Single cable toe-up socks
If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I am learning how to knit, and particularly learning how to knit socks. I can knit socks, and now I can actually knit socks that fit! I am so chuffed with myself, I can't suppress smiling. I have had quite some… Continue reading Simple toe-up socks that fit!
I consider myself a reasonably good crocheter, but I can't say the same for my knitting skills. I can do knit stitches, and I can do purl stitches, and I guess that means I can knit, but somehow I am having trouble knitting socks that fit! Let me show you some of my struggles. Too… Continue reading Socks that don’t fit
I have knitted my first pair of socks. Remember when I shared my first knitted project ever, the Shawl of Secrets, that I said I wanted to learn to knit socks. I can honestly say that I can knit socks. Let me show you the process I went through in a photo heavy post, showing… Continue reading Hand knitted socks in 10 easy steps