Last year I signed up for two different sock clubs. As the second of the two resulting books has arrived, I thought I’d review them briefly. Socks of Iceland by Helene Magnusson Socks of Iceland is a collection of sock pattern inspired by traditional Icelandic textiles. There is a range of techniques, including lace, colorwork,… Continue reading The Sock Clubs of Yesteryear
My Elizabeth Montagu socks are done – they took a little longer than I planned, but they turned out pretty well! I was planning on doing knee socks, but my yarn was not going to last that long. But that is OK – I am happy with the length as they are. The lace pattern… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
Still working on the Elizabeth Montague socks! I’ve got about 2 more pattern repeats and then a couple inches of ribbing, and they are done. So hopefully this week sometime!
Yup – still working on my Elizabeth Montague socks! However, now that I finished Bonbori, I’m expecting things to move along a bit quicker 🙂 There are two options with these socks, normal length or knee length. I decided on knee length, because I don’t have many longer pairs of socks and it is a… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
More progress on the Elizabeth Montague socks! Just a few more rows and I can turn the heels 🙂
Still working away on the Elizabeth Montague socks – they are a pretty fun knit so far 🙂 Just a few rows to go until the heel increases start. This pattern uses a fleegle heel, which I have not done before, so I’m interested to see how this goes. I’m pretty happy with my usual… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
I finally got to start my (Rav link) Elizabeth Montague socks from Kate Davies’ Bluestocking club today! So far the pattern is very well written. They socks are toe-up, which is my preference anyway. It starts with a cast-on I haven’t used before – the winding cast-on. It was very well explained in the pattern,… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday: Elizabeth Montague
Stocked up on blue sock yarn and ready for the Bluestockings club to start tomorrow!