I’ve been really lucky in getting Sock Madness socks to fit my crazy feet – all 6 of the ones I made for SM10 were good to go, and so far so good this year…until I got to Lambs and Bunnies and Chickens, Oh My! by Ros Clarke. And fit was just one of the problems… Continue reading A Farm of Madness
Oh gosh, I’m behind on my blogging! Which is funny, because I was soooo speedy on my knitting this round! I set a new personal best. I was kind of in shock the whole way through at how fast these socks were falling off my needles, and I just couldn’t stop. I got extremely lucky… Continue reading Madly Mod!
So the first competitive round of Sock Madness 11 is just about done! We knit Dropping Madness, a lovely pattern by Maria Ekblad. It featured some really nifty stuff, including a lovely dropped stitch pattern (yep, you just let that stitch go, it’ll be there for you when you come back to it) and a… Continue reading Madly Dropping Socks
For Valentine’s Day, we Sock Madness folks got the lovely gift of a new pattern to keep us busy for the next few days! (some of us, more days than others!) Huzzah! It turned out to be Invitation to the Dance, from the delightful Caoua Coffee. It’s a nice introduction to colourwork (the pattern includes… Continue reading Un-Birthday Socks
As the gang at Sock Madness were keeping us on tender hooks awaiting the official warm up pattern, I decided I would just cast on a pair of my own and hope I could get it done before the actual warm up arrived. I thought I would make use of some self-patterning yarn, since I… Continue reading Neon Chevron
December has been a wild ride over here in Capital Knitter land. It’s certainly a good thing we started that gift knitting back in the summer, or none of it would have gotten done! But I’m here today to give you a lengthy report on allll my holiday knitting. So settle in for a longish-read.… Continue reading Holly Daze
I gifted another one of my super seekrit knitting projects last night! My pal, and lovely blog reader, has a November birthday, so logically, I sat down and knit for it in August. She loves sugar skulls, and some time ago, I had come across the Calaveras pattern by Jenny Penny for stranded mittens, and… Continue reading Secrets Revealed!