Hey, you know what happened to me yesterday? I finished some socks! Two of 'em! At the same time! How cool is THAT? Pretty darn cool, is how cool. The geeky bit: Yarn: Wollmeise's* worsted weight, in Granatapfel. One skein (I just kept knitting till I ran out). Needles: Destiny rosewood circulars, 40" long, 4mm.… Continue reading Socks! Books! Yarn!
This is toe-up, destined for my own dear Armin. (I consider this a mighty victory, since when I first announced I was considering knitting socks, he was exceptionally quick to say "not for me, thanks". Now he's looking quite pleased with the notion.) I'm using the toe-up recipe from the latest Interweave, and I recommend… Continue reading Hey, wanna see some knitting?
"So are you hooked yet?" Oh no, I said. Socks are great and all, but I love all forms of knitting equally, I said. Well... yes, I do, I can't say that I'd rather knit a sock than a sweater, or a lovely lacy wrap. Generally speaking. But right now I would. Right now, in… Continue reading I lied.