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!
I have finished the qualifier for Sock Madness 11. It’s all happening again! Yowza! This year’s qualifying sock is called Twisted Madness (by Gina Meyer), and that name was chosen with good reason. Some folks were running estimates, there are over 4500 twisted stitches in a pair of these socks (and I knit the large, of… Continue reading A long and twisting road to Madness
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
I just finished a pair of socks. I mean, that happens a lot around Capital Knitter town, I did knit something like 14 pairs last year. These ones were the last of my festive knitting, a pair I made from a friend’s stash. As I have been working away at these, the momentum towards this… Continue reading Gearing up for Sock Season
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
It’s a stunning October day in the Canada’s Capital today. Basically Summer. Perfect time to put on a brand new pair of woolen socks! Works out for me, because I finished my Villiviini just now! The more I worked on them, the more I realized, these are MY kind of pumpkin spice. I’m just not a… Continue reading My Kind of Pumpkin Spice