Welsh Country Socks and some facecloths

I put these on this morning and realised that I had never shown them here. Pattern: Welsh Country Socks from Folk Socks by Nancy Bush. Yarn: The brown is from Lidl and the white was one skein of Brown Sheep Wildfoote. I used about 1.5 balls of the Lidl yarn and one ball of the […]

On knitting, cycling and so on

I’ve had a busy time of it recently but things are settling down – no more playing for competitions or exams for another month or so. There has been knitting. Check out this mega cable. I’m nearly finished the body of Graystone. I tried it on and let me tell you, that cowl is humongous! […]

The real heel

“The ankle was an arch enemy of the heel because the heel had a sole that could neither toe the line nor keep instep.” This isn’t my first garter stitch heel. What I neglected to ever mention that time, however, was that I didn’t knit the second sock. I just wasn’t sold on the idea. […]

Startitis

…just in time for September! I was chipping away at Arielle on the road and have nearly finished it up. The sleeves need to be sewn in and I need buttons for it. Since getting home, I have been consumed by the desire to cast on everything I see. You see, I’ve been here many, […]

Bank Holiday Snoozeday

April was a pretty horrendous month, work-wise. I was travelling a lot for rehearsals and concerts. I was teaching in NUI Maynooth – which, although convenient for me to get to by train, is still a fair distance away. Then I had my own lunchtime recital with my duo partners last Thursday and a concerto […]