Finished socks

I totally forgot to show you 2 pairs of socks I have finished recently and not so recently. The Gander socks have served their warming purposes in December, right before or after Christmas. It's the first heel flap sock in years. I loved the stripes used in the pattern, which would be more difficult to make with the short row heel. So heel flap it is and I love the fit of it! dreiecke7dreiecke6 The leftover sock yarn socks were finished a little bit early - October I guess - but I never showed them. It's a plain sock pattern with short row heel and alternating sock yarn stripes with the gray yarn as a means to tone down the colorfulness. This way it's totally ok to mix random colors - the gray......

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Portrait
embroidery |
2014/12/25

Portrait

Some weeks ago I showed you a preview of a piece of embroidery I was doing. Since it has been a christmas present, I didn't want to risk the recepient...


brioche hat continued
knitting |
2014/12/20

brioche hat continued

I finished the brioche pattern hat. It's way too big (my son can cover his whole head in it if he turns down the brim...). *sigh* Brioche stitch stretches so...


The Gander socks
knitting |
2014/12/15

The Gander socks

We made a little shopping trip to the next big town and there was yarn. The next thing I remember is me paying for 4 skeins of sock yarn. The...


the spring kerchief
knitting |
2014/12/12

the spring kerchief

Do you sometimes see a picture on the net and just KNOW you have to start it right away? It happens sometimes over here. Yesterday has been such a day....


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