I've past the halfway point of Socktober. I've abandoned all hope of knitting two socks at a time.I believe that I knit faster when I have one sock on the needles.Absolutely delighted with my Walking on a Monet socks and had it's first outing with a brand new pair of clogs.Next up on the needles… Continue reading Knock your socks off
Welcome to Socktober. It's a month long celebration of sock knitting. I have never had much success at knitting two socks on one circular needle. I easily got frustrated when my yarn tangled and twisted around the cable of my knitting needle. I am once again attempting this method of casting on for two socks… Continue reading Knit 2 for the effort of 1
Welcome back September! After an amazing hot and sunny summer of 2018, I am bursting with creative energy. I spent my summer drop spindle spinning as my alter ego, Urban Spinner. I spun close to one kilometre of eye popping handspun. There's plenty of inspirational ideas for my autumn/winter challenge to Knit de Fleece, and… Continue reading Hello September!
The thing I've always loved about knitting is the sense of unlimited possibility in two stitches, knit and purl. I can manipulate yarn and knitting needles to make something marvelous, whether it be a shawl, sweater or a pair of socks. When I cast on a new project, I think for a minute about the… Continue reading If our handknits could talk
*There was no financial transaction for writing this post. I only received personal satisfaction when washing my handknits* The DKC Weekender A blogpost for weekend reading. Every stitch in my handknit shawl is a labour of intensified love to create something special. I was introduced to Eucalan, wool wash 14 years ago by the staff… Continue reading Where there’s wool, I use Eucalan