Month: November 2009

FO :: Hand-spun Socks ::

I finished the hand-spun socks last week pretty much in record time. The turned really nice and I’ve already worn them twice. The yarn got me a pair of mid-calf high socks (when worn they are 34 cm from floor to cast-off edge) that work especially well in boots. They tend to slouch down a Read More

WIP :: From fiber to sock ::

It’s been a while since I’ve tried knitting two socks at the same time on circular needles. All I remember is a whole lot of fiddling. I wanted to give this thing another try because ending up with two socks at the same time sure sounds like a cool thing. And besides there’s lots of Read More

FO: Thermal

This was one of those patterns that I instantly liked when first seeing it in Knitty. I like knitting with skinny yarn and skinny needles. And I like plain sweaters that can be dressed up or down according to occasion and mood. But somehow I never quite worked up the nerve to cast-on. The pattern Read More

Photo Impressions :: Havellandrallye 2009

The little hat was inspired by the Binary scarf that had been featured in Kitty.com, issue Winter 2006. It’s knitted from 4-ply sock yarn and the binary code actually contains a message. I used the converter provided here to convert ASCII text into ones and zeros. It’s a really fun knit. Currently working on another Read More

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