Tag Archives: Socks

Two Socks Begun

And I don’t mean two socks the same – I just don’t work that way! A bit over a week ago, I was ready to start something new and decided to work on Meg’s socks in Kabam, her wool, bamboo, … Continue reading

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Another Shawl and a Pair of Socks

Around April 5, I finished a pair of socks for Meg with one of the colorways from her last club called Intrigue.  This delicate colorway contains pink and a lovely pale denim blue.  This pair of socks has two texture … Continue reading

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Herbivore and Ziprelaxagon

I am going for interesting pattern names, apparently.  My Herbivore in Dazzle Arial is now blocked and I have been wearing it around some.  As always, I haven’t come up with great ways to arrange it, but some aren’t too … Continue reading

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Ziprelaxagons with a little Herbivore

I’ll start by showing you what I worked on all week at work last week – my Herbivore.  When I last showed it, there was quite a lot of the central ribbed triangle, but just the very beginning of the … Continue reading

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What I’m Knitting Now

I’m not a monogamous knitter (no surprise to anyone who’s read this blog for a while) but I’m really having a hard time sticking to one thing just now.  I have four projects that are truly active at the moment, … Continue reading

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First Mitt; Sock Progress

I’ve been working mostly on Franklin’s fingerless mitts lately, since I really want him to have a chance to try them out while it’s still cold.  So the first one is done.  I haven’t got modeled photos yet; will hopefully … Continue reading

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Subtle Pattern / Dramatic Color

This is the story of my knitting to a large extent.  With the dramatic colorways that Meg dyes, I find that I do best with subtle patterning.  So here is the latest finished object from my needles:  Meg’s Quirky Socks.  … Continue reading

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Designing for Self-Striping Yarns

Ever since Meg developed her technique for creating self-striping yarn, over 4 years ago, I’ve been designing patterns to use them.  I’ve found several techniques that I think take advantage of their strengths.  I thought these might be of some … Continue reading

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Naming Patterns

One of the many hard things about publishing patterns is that you have to come up with a name every time.  I used to not worry about this at all – just named the pattern after my project which was … Continue reading

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Finally Done!

My Tequila and Coffee socks are now done.  I’m looking forward to wearing them, that’s for sure.  Sometime over the next few days I’ll get Franklin to take some pictures of me modeling them.  They actually fit me very well, … Continue reading

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