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

New sock idea

Well, I tried the knit/purl leaf pattern for my new pair of socks and it didn’t work. I thought the design might get lost in the variegation of the yarn and it did. So, I have worked up another great scheme. It is a 2/3 rib using a slip cable. … Continue reading

Lost in knitting computerland

Wow, it is hard to keep up with it all! I’m just back from Flicker-land and feel a bit woozy. I posted photos that are on this site already. Baby steps. . . baby steps. I also am on Ravelry If you are a member, my Ravelry name is Lulugal. … Continue reading