Archive for the ‘knitting’ category

Not So Deserted Socks

March 12th, 2011

Well it only took a year and a half and the cries of a seven year old boy to do it, but I finally finished them. I have no idea why they turned out so small. The cuff is just a continuation of knit two, purl two.

Warm and fuzzy

August 4th, 2009

Before I finished his black socks, Johnny put in a request for a hat and a couple more pairs of socks. While I truely love the appreciation and enthusiasm, it is unexpected.  Growing up, I don’t ever remember anyone being overly excited about receiving a gift of socks and especially not the ones that their […]

Wrap it up

July 25th, 2009

Yesterday evening was entirely wasted. Well, not completely wasted since I did learn something, but pretty darn close! I spent the evening unwrapping and wrapping one 8oz/465yd bundle of wool. Why? Because I am a newbie. I am making a hat for Johnny and after showing him a bunch of different stitches and thicknesses, he […]

Socks v2

July 19th, 2009

Project: Black/Purple striped ladies socks (no pattern) Yarn: leftover Coats & Clark Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply 7oz Black & Coats & Clark Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply 7oz Lavender Tools: Size 5, 40″ Addi circular needle. Methods: Two at once, magic loop, figure 8 cast-on, short row heel Started: July 14th, 2009 […]

Socks: A New Round

July 16th, 2009

Project: Black/Purple striped ladies socks (no pattern) Yarn: leftover Coats & Clark Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply 7oz Black & Coats & Clark Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply 7oz Lavender Tools: Size 5, 40″ Addi circular needle. Methods: Two at once, toe up, magic loop, figure 8 cast-on, short row heel Started: July […]

Socks = Completed

July 13th, 2009

Project: Men’s Size 11 socks Yarn: Coats & Clark Red Heart Super Saver 4 ply 7oz Black Tools: Boye Circular Aluminum Knitting Needle 16”-Size 7 Methods: Two at once, toe up, magic loop, figure 8 cast-on, short row heel, 1×1 ribbing Started: May 6th, 2009 Finished: July 13th, 2009 I finished my first pair of […]

Hi there!

July 11th, 2009

A crafting blog. Nice. How um…. unoriginal and boring. Too bad! I am creating it as a way to track my progress as I learn new skills and hone some old ones. A nice side effect would be the pressure to get more done faster since the world would know that I am procrastinating. Right […]