Category: Knitting

Motoring our new Flicka home

  She’s home! The trip was last weekend, she’s actually been home for a week. I’m late updating the blog thanks to a stressful week of mess and deconstruction (the flood remediation guy uses the much more colorful “demolition”), but the whole process finally seems to be getting officially underway this weekend, so relief is …

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My first knit socks: went better than the Hindenburg

This post is part deux in a two-part series that I like to think of, “That time I learned that I both can and can’t knit socks.”  As in, I can knit them, apparently, but I can’t follow a series of directions to save my life. Part one* is here. Well, okay. Knitting socks. I started feeling …

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Knitting my first* sock! Lucy Neatby is my only hope…

The asterisk is there because this isn’t exactly my first pair of socks. Rather, I’m hoping it’s my First Pair of Successful Traditionally-Made Socks. About five years ago, I made a pair of socks using the wonderful book, Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters, by Cat Bordhi. The Personal Footprints method she devised is ingenious, but I don’t …

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