Huge socks

Hand knit socks are great gifts for those nearest and dearest to you. I mean, you have to really love someone to knit them socks, don’t you think? I have knit socks for myself (of course), my daughters, my Mum and my sister. My husband, however was feeling a little left out. He’s heard me … More Huge socks

Christmas Socks

Back towards the end of 2018 I decided that I wanted to knit up some socks for Christmas. I managed to get hold of some of Stranded Dyeworks Christmas colourway – Naughty List in MCN (merino cashmere nylon 80/10/10) which is so silky soft. The plan was that this would be background project that I … More Christmas Socks

Buttercup socks

This is a ‘ta-dah’ post, I finished my Woollinn cast on this afternoon which was super quick for me. I cast on these socks the morning of my visit to the Woollinn, Dublin on the 25th May – so 16 days to complete. I had chosen this beautiful sock yarn from Lay Family Yarns on … More Buttercup socks

Midweek waffle 

Another week has gone by and here’s a round up of what I’ve been up to. Crafting: I’m still knitting these socks but am almost at the heel. Is it just me,  I find it takes forever to knit from the cuff to the heel then after that the foot speeds along.  Shopping: Last Friday … More Midweek waffle 

Midweek waffle 

Today I’m doing a little post to share a couple of snippets from my week.  Visiting: We called down to our new favourite place, Rowallane Gardens on Saturday. We didn’t visit the formal gardens, instead we took a walk along the woodland route. It was just beautiful and autumnal plus there was a definite drop in temperature … More Midweek waffle 

Hydrangea socks

I have a FO (finished object) to share with you that I completed a couple of weeks ago, my Hydrangea socks.  I bought the yarn from Vicki Brown Designs on etsy in the colour way Truffula Trees (4ply 75% superwash merino, 25% nylon)  for the main body and a contrasting purple mini skein (again a 75:25% mix) … More Hydrangea socks