Monthly Archives: October 2013

First socks

Apparently knitting your first pair of socks is a bit of a knitting rite of passage. These are the Salis Socks, knitted in Cascade Yarns Heritage Paints. My friend Abie and I exchanged yarns (she picked this one out for … Continue reading

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Halloween Korknisse

Inspired by these cute nisse, I knitted a pair of korknisse for myself out of bits of scrap yarn and some corks I had been saving just for this. Don’t they look like they’re telling secrets? Their colors happened to … Continue reading

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A Gecko and Christmas Gifts

First, a gecko: For my dad’s birthday a few weeks ago, I crocheted him this gecko (pattern here). He really likes geckos, so this was a perfect gift. And Planet June’s crochet patterns are great – really well written, realistic, … Continue reading

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