I’ve really got into this sock making lark! This is my second pair of socks, they are slightly different than the first pair. I’ve used the same wool as before, King Cole Zig Zag sock yarn, but I varied the pattern a bit. The heel and leg shapings are the same but the stitches used… Continue reading Sock it to me one more time!
I made this crocheted wrap last year but couldn’t share it at the time as it was a birthday present for one of my family. The yarn is Rowan Tweed, it is 100% wool and the thickness of the yarn varies. I can’t say it was the easiest of yarns to crochet with and I… Continue reading Crocheted Wrap
They say that a change is as good as a rest, so for the last couple of weeks I’ve changed my crochet hook for knitting needles. I’m not much of a knitter to be honest, my Mum has always been a whizz with the knitting needles so there never seemed any point me doing it… Continue reading Sock it to me!
At long last, I have finished the cardigan I started back at the start of the summer. Its been on the back burner for most of the summer partly because it was too warm to have any need for it and partly because I needed to sew in hundreds of ends, a job I hate. The pattern… Continue reading Crocheted Plaid Cardigan
I’ve been having trouble getting hold of a pair of slippers that I liked, I’m not keen on mules and all the others I’ve seen have been very old fashioned. So when I saw a pattern for some crocheted slipper socks I thought I’d give them a go. The pattern I used was Jennifer Dougherty’s… Continue reading Crocheted Slippers