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sockies.

They are finished. One pair of socks in 7 days. A new record for me. And they are lovely. I used 2.25mm DPNs for these bad boys. I love the manly colour and they look especially good with jeans: Another Christmas gift down – two more to go!

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unfinished. equals un-bliss.

I am feeling a little frustrated with the number of unfinished projects in my knitting basket. The number unfinished seem to be climbing and I am feeling a little overwhelmed. Part of the reason they are unfinished is because the majority are not simple, fast or easy knits. Take the first project. Old Penny (Forestry)… Continue reading unfinished. equals un-bliss.

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Garter Cowl.

Gauge: approximately 5.5stitches per inch. Needles: 3.00mm circulars (at least 32” long – 24” circs and your stitches are all jumbled on top of each other) Yarn: Noro Silk Garden Sock (MC) and Knit Picks Palette (or an equivalent sock/fingering weight yarn) (CC) Abbreviations: MC = main colour; CC = contrast colour Cast on 302… Continue reading Garter Cowl.