Striped Socks

I finished these socks in 3 days!! I’m celebrating a friend’s birthday tonight (Friday)  and on Tuesday I thought how lovely it would be to give him a pair of hand knit socks. . . so here they are. . . on my old feet. I used Harrisville Designs Highland … Continue reading

Another pair of hand knit socks in the drawer!

I woke up this morning, put on my favorite pair of hand knit socks and blew out BOTH heels! Dang, I hate it when that happens. I always darn them and keep wearing them but my darning pile is starting to grow almost as big as my knitting UFO pile! … Continue reading

Good deal for knitters!

hello all my knitter friends, Have i got a deal for you! I recently designed a sweater for a new web site that sells patterns and yarns, Uptown Stitches. The owner sent me a message recently with a special deal. . . . no shipping charges on orders between now … Continue reading

Hand Knit socks with feather and fan lace pattern

I need some help deciding which one is better. . . or shall I keep them both? I knit these socks using the feather and fan pattern with a 4 stitch cable in between. The fun part is that I moved the pattern around. I was thinking of writing up … Continue reading

I’ve finally warmed up!

Yes it has been cold here. . . last night 15 degrees below 0. . .and I just finally warmed up. (meaning, I’ve been too cold to blog). Believe it or not Though cold and chilly with numb fingers, I have been busy knitting. . . I started a bohus … Continue reading

New Socks are done

I finished Ellen’s socks on the trip to Chicago. This is the first time I’ve knit with this yarn: Pagewood Farm, handy dyed sock yarn, Merino/bamboo/nylon. It’s really comfortable to knit and wear! I can’t wait to go back and get some more to knit a pair for myself. This … Continue reading

Beaded hand knit socks

I had fun this summer knitting with beads. I forgot I knit these fun socks until it got cold enough to wear them. What a treat to find hand knit socks ready-to-wear in this cool weather. The pink ones are knit in Liisu Yarn. This sock yarn is left over … Continue reading