Sunday, 27 October 2019

socks for gifts

Now knitting socks as gifts, for birthdays and Christmas, having done so in the past.

Bought more 4ply Drops Fabel sock wool, 2 balls of each shade for knitting longer leg socks, for colder weather:
 

 
birthday gift, man size pair completed 14Oct19
1st sock man size completed 22Oct19

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Previous pairs of socks given away as gifts, some examples:

 






Sunday, 13 October 2019

more 4ply socks & a jumper started

More 4ply handknitted socks in Drops Fabel wool: 
 




longer length for colder weather


to be a gift ...


Jumper for my son:





tricolour Merino DK wool



Thursday, 26 September 2019

making cheap and cheerful earrings

Went to Hobbycraft in Dundee and bought round nose pliers and various small packets of earring parts to make my own pairs:




First visit 18 September 2019: