Once upon a sock in April – all types of needles

Two months into joining the once upon a sock-a-long and I am already late – sorry sorry! I’ve had a bit of a nasty migraine and have been trying to keep away from the screen, but I feel too guilty to leave it much longer. As a result  some of the pics on this are…

Sunday stitches

I cast on for the Voyager Stole earlier this week. Loving how cleverly the edge of the piece takes on the overall leaf lace pattern. I’m seven repeats in of at least 44, so the finished object might take a little while. In other news the Alonzo socks are one Kitchener graft away from completion, and I’ve bought the…

Percy – November 2007 – August 2009

Remember Percy? No? I don’t blame you. Short version: I started this bag at the end of 2007 and only finished it last summer. The worst thing? All it took for me to finish it was for me to suck it up and attach the lovely metalwork cover my mother had made to hide the…

Socks and bags progress

The blue sock is vastly improved, fit-wise, by being ripped and reknit to incorporate a gusset and reverse turned heel. Old (bad!): New (good!): I’ve made the foot a fraction too long (I should have ripped back another half-inch or so before starting the gusset), but it’s not excessive and the sock is much more…