Category Archives: Socks

Summer Solstice of Socks

2011 has certainly been the year of the sock. It began with the Super Special Six Personal Sock Club, though by the forth pair I’d strayed into wildcard territory and was loosely following the pattern for the next couple of … Continue reading

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Fox Faces – Super Special Six Sock Club #5

Not quite have the same elegance as “chanel no. 5”, though these Fox Faces socks do have an elegance all their own.  I decided to combine the Fox Faces pattern by Nancy Bush from Super Special Six Sock Club #4 … Continue reading

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Unst, unst, unst

These are the fourth installment of the Super Special Six Personal Sock Club. The original pattern was to be Fox Faces by Nancy Bush, but while I plan to knit those soon, I chose to knit another Nancy pattern, Unst, … Continue reading

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Lay lady Leyburns

Another finished pair of socks, another happily made for a gift. This time these are for my mother in law who lives on the other side of the globe. I’ve not only finished something for her (we’ve had a running … Continue reading

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Roses really are red

I’m so pleased with these “Evening Stockings” knee high socks. The yarn is Wollmeise Twin (80/20%, merino/nylon) in colourway Rosenrot, or rosered and indeed they are the colour of roses.  A few weeks ago, about the time I really got … Continue reading

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Hydrangaers & Nutkins

Some time ago I was inspired by these hydrangaers that greeted me each day at the front door. Then I came across some sock yarn in a similar colourway and created these Nutkins which is the second pattern from the Super … Continue reading

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