Pretty Posies socks

Knit Today magazine has just published the pattern for my Pretty Posies socks. Pretty Posies feature … a simple colourwork pattern inspired by spring flowers.

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Holey socks!

There are good holes and bad ones; sadly these beautiful socks now have both! You could be forgiven for thinking that I'm sock obsessed since I have written recent posts about Noro Kuryeon sock yarn, the socks made from that yarn "muddy socks", and my own design (Sweet Dreams socks). I do enjoy…

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Muddy socks!
Stripy sock knitted in Noro Kuryon Sock yarn

Muddy socks!

Do you remember trying to mix paint colours as a child? And how easy it was to produce mud-like colours? A few weeks ago I started knitting a pair of socks using Noro Kureyon sock yarn (blogged about in "A Tale of Two Yarns"), which I bought because I loved the…


Sweet Dreams socks

Sweet Dreams socks Every year I go to a quilt festival in Malvern. Over the years I have perfected my strategy for seeing all the quilts, taking photographs of those that inspire me and browsing the stalls. So much so, that for the last few years I've managed to venture…


A tale of two yarns

With some yarns it is love at first sight, while others take longer to appreciate. As you might imagine, loving colour, I find it hard to resist Noro Yarns yarns, although, I’m trying, since when I buy one, I usually just look at it for weeks (even months) because I cannot decide what…