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Diamond socks

The knitting bug got me again lately. I went for a trip to my grandma's weeks ago and started a pair of socks with a simple pattern in stranded knitting - easy enough to remember for a quick knit occasionally. The most fun part for me is to choose the colors and see the magically growing pattern with every round of stitches. sockdiawolle The first pair has a green base color acompanied with a solid blue and a variegated blue-green yarn. The variegated yarn was not the best choice, since it has the exact green color as the base color, so some stitches get swallowed by the background making the diamond shapes rather blurry (you can see it perfectly in the picture below in the bottom left) sockdia2 So I started a second pair for my daughter in......

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2013/06/16

Preparing for Christmas

What, christmas? I don't want to even think about it right now, right? Actually. But somehow the christmas stocking mood came over me and I whipped up a set of...