FO – Monkey Socks

Behold! They are finished! Pattern: Monkey from Knitty. Yarn: Crystal Palace Panda Cotton, a bamboo, cotton and nylon sock yarn. Super soft. I’m pretty happy with the way they turned out, but I think I have finally lost my cuff-down mojo…. Toe-ups? Moi? Incredible though it may seem, here before you lies a short-row garter…

Pimp My Shawl

I have acquired a set of the new Addi Lace needles. Can knitting get any more bling? I have been hankering after a nice summer shawl for a long time and finally decided to take the plunge. The yarn? Paton’s Fairytale 2-ply which mysteriously only comes in white. The pattern? Icarus from Interweave Knits Summer…

T-shirts and socks

Am I being too hopeful or is the weather starting to pick up? Just a little bit? I have continued with my optomistic knitting of the Lace Leaf T-shirt just to spite the rain. Hope springs eternal It’s turning out quite nicely isn’t it? For those of you who are unfortunate enough to be uninitiated…