The Wonder Woman socks are moving along pretty nicely now. I did gusset heels, which took a lot of calculation and second guessing, but they worked out all right. It did mess up the stripe pattern somewhat, but that is OK as well. I tried them on after turning the heels, and they fit really… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
This evening I binge-watched all four episodes of Digging For Britain Season 1 on Amazon while working on my SIL’s Soft Pretzel socks. I only have 3 more rows of ribbing to do, and also now I know what’s up with British archaeology these days!
Got a little more progress in on my SIL’s Soft Pretzel sock – not a lot, but some. I plan on focusing on these this week and see how far I can get before the next Sock It To Me Monday!
These are the Soft Pretzel socks from Knitters Brewing Company, and the yarn is their Sock-aholic Old No. 8 in Hoppiness. Not a lot to report with these guys – I’m about halfway up the foot at this point – close to where the gusset starts. Having just done this pattern, it is going pretty… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
By using lunchtimes and the drive time back and forth to last weekend’s fiber festival, I have finally gotten to the heel part. It is an afterthought heel, so the waste yarn is in, and now I’m starting on the leg part. I have an inch and a half or so to go, then it’s… Continue reading BYK Sock Progress Report
The July project for the Boost Your Knitting pattern/technique club is for learning intarsia in the round. For non-knitters playing along at home, intarsia is a colorwork technique where you knit a pattern using one or more extra colors in just one area of the fabric, instead of carrying the other colors along the length… Continue reading BYK Socks Started