If Medusa wore socks…

Socks, handknitted, cables, sock knitting, chunky yarn, adapting patterns, circular knitting, magic loop, snaky cables, Medusa socks.

Just in time for snow!

The rather daunting weather forecast had made me speed up on my new socks. I’ve just grafted my second toe, woven in my ends and these foot duvets are ready to wear! My first finished project of the year.  Er… yes. I clearly ran out of yarn and had to make my second foot from…

A happy distraction

So I clearly got distracted about five minutes after my last post. A few pages after my spiral heelless socks in Easy Knitted Socks is a great chunky pattern for a pair of mock-cable lovelies. Watching me from my shelf-stash was a ball of yarn that was shouting “Warm feet! Warm feet!” at me, and…

Cold feet

After years of trying and failing, I have only recently finally got the hang of knitting socks. My first finished pair are a complete joy, for all that they are very basic. As so often, this has turned out to be the right skill at the right time. On Friday, a very important boiler for…