In Which A Sock Is Named After A City (Birthday/Christmas Presents 5/10)

I hate to say this, but I had no fun whatsoever making these socks. Now that they’re finished and blocked, I think they turned out rather pretty – I guess this is one of the projects where blocking makes all the difference, because by Zeus! did they look terrible when they were still on my…

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WIP: Sock Yarn Blanket

I’ve been thinking of making a blanket for a while. I live in an old house and it’s sometimes rather cold. Additionally, I’ve collected a lot of left-over sock yarn over the years. So I started this blanket. The garter stitch patches are quite addictive to make, but I’m still not sure if I’ll like…

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Parabola Hat (Birthday/Christmas Presents 4/10)

I rarely get to knit for men, mostly because there’s only one man I know who likes knitwear – my uncle. That status secures him a lifetime of knitwear, and myself a bit of a challenge. It has to be a colour or pattern he likes (gray or blue, with minimal embellishments), but also something…

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