As the title says, I managed to finish my first pair of socks! it only took me one week longer than planned, due to illness. Im really happy with the way they turned out, but considering they are only a try out socks for my hubby-to-be, im not even going to bother to block them. … More FO- socks… now back to my old WIP….
Couple of days ago, a picture of a crocheted table cloth popped up on my facebook feeds. A lady, in one of the crocheting groups Im in, was looking for a pattern, so she could re-create it for a friend, whose mother made the cloth in the picture 45 years ago. I do like bit … More Daisy pattern – test
…..you catch your first flu virus of the season…. I haven’t been sick in a very long time. Maybe an occasional cold, but not something serious enough to keep me in bed for few days. Not until last week. On friday morning, I visited a friend, that has a dog and in the afternoon, I … More You know summer is coming to an end when…
Not much progress on my current WIP. Still busy with the 2nd sock. It is growing slowly, but steadily… This weekend I finally found some time to work in the garden. I had big plans to give it a proper clean, since it started to look like a jungle in there. In the end I … More Oops I did it again – another impulse buy
Last week I came across post on Tracy’s blog It’s a T-Sweets Day about their monthly bake along. This month recipe was whole grain bread and since I love baking bread, I signed up for it. The recipe uses 2 1/2 cups of flour, which is about 350g according to my calculation (i always weight the ingredients). … More Fantastic Bake Along – Whole grain bread
So knitting my first pair of socks was not progressing very quickly. I managed to work on it here and there throughout the week, but the baby was really fussy the last few days and he just wanted to be held most of the time, so I didn’t have as much time to knit as … More Short circular needles – how could I live without them?
So my first pair of socks is progressing: I only had to frog the heel flap once. I’m not very good at following written instructions and probably I messed up something, or maybe the instructions were not well written… Either way, once I understood the basics, I decided to stop following them and just follow … More WIP – it starts to look like a sock 😃
It seems knitting socks is in nowdays, so I decided I’ll give it a go…. The only time I ever made socks was at least 25 years ago when I was a kid. I do not count them as I don’t even remember what colour they were…. So last winter I bought a ball of … More WIP – socks… attempt nr. 1
“I did it! I did it!” that’s what my little boy would say… Also imagine a happy dance with it and you know my reaction when I finished the summer dress yesterday. After lots of frogging and swearing, and some more frogging, I’m finally done with it. I washed it and slightly blocked it Here … More Summer dress- final update