Category Archives: Footwear

Slightly Biased

I have become obsessed. People who know me well will wonder why I feel the need to point this out, but that’s entirely beside the point. My current obsession is with Cat Bordhi and her New Pathways for Sock Knitters … Continue reading

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Strange Beginnings

There are times when you just have to trust a designer. You fall in love with all the pretty projects you see on Ravelry, you pick the yarn and you dive right in. Then there comes a time when what … Continue reading

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Some Colors Are Easy

I’ve been hunting around to see if I can find a suitable backdrop to use for photos of the lovely purple shawl taking shape on a pair of US 3’s, but it’s proving to be elusive. In the meantime, I’ve … Continue reading

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Gauge Bites

Especially when you completely fail to check it. Remember the too short cabled sock? I bit the bullet and frogged it all the way back. I knit it again; giving myself the extra length I needed in the foot, and … Continue reading

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Piffle

Is this thing still on? Well, I’m back. I’m tired but happy, after the successful launch of a volunteer project, which ate up most of my free time and a goodly chunk of my (virtually non-existent) energy. It went well, … Continue reading

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Disjointed and Photoless

That’s pretty much the story of my life these days. Today is the first day in over a week that hasn’t been overcast, and of course I have nothing to photograph. Typical. So, lets just look at this post as … Continue reading

Posted in Lace, Socks, Sweaters and Cardigans, Year of Lace 2009 | 8 Comments

We Keep Them Warm

We knitters know how to best express our love for the people in our lives. We cover them in hand knits to keep them warm. It’s certainly one of the best ways I’ve ever found to show my love. And … Continue reading

Posted in Clogs, Footwear | 7 Comments