Thursday, 30 April 2009
April's Lacy Diamonds are done, but this stupid computer of mine has decided not to upload any photos, so no picture, unfortunately. They were knitted in Senja sockyarn from Gjestal, I did two-at-a-time, magic loop, on 2.5mm needles. Colour: purple.
The pattern was fun and easy to memorize, and the socks are really pretty. Thanks again, Anni!
Now I'm waiting for May's Challenge....the pc still allows me to download patterns and read blogs...;-)
Have a lovely May, all of you. It's Spring here in Western Norway....
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Monday, 27 April 2009
Saturday, 25 April 2009
Next up is March. They are Wildfoote done on size 2 needles. These were started in a sock class that I taught.
And last is Feb socks. The yarn did not do justice to the pattern but it is a special yarn that I just *HAD* to use. It is NewZealand possum and merino. It feels lusciously soft to the hand and to the foot. I love it but doubt that I will buy anymore as it cost $36 for the pair of socks. It is ok for an oddity but not for regular buy. Besides, I am not sure how it will wear. The heel is already pilling some. Well, not really pilling, but the gray possum fiber is coming out, when I take them off there is always bits of gray fuzz on them that just lifts right off.
Hopefully May's will be done on time and posted.
Happy spring to all.
I really liked this pattern also. I used some of my hand-dyed yarn. They turned out GREAT!
Thanks for the wonderful patterns Anni!
Friday, 24 April 2009
Thursday, 23 April 2009
I haven't been able to do mine. We've had some bad news about the foundations of our home, and things have been, and will continue to be, very hectic and disorganised. The work needed is extensive (and expensive!), and will take some months to complete. We might not even be able to stay here in the long term, which saddens me. =(
Anyway, I'm trying to stay positive and fit in bits of knitting as and when I can, and I'm hoping I can at least make a good stab at May's pattern. The Norwegian theme is intriguing....
And here they are...
Some I have at home in military/multi color green/yellow/white...:o)
Could be austermann maybee...
But it really doesnt mather does it?
Its the pattern and that the owner likes it that mather I think...
Have a nice day//Birgitta
Wednesday, 22 April 2009
Tuesday, 21 April 2009
I also wanted to tell you all that I'm having a sale. Lots of yarns a reduced with most sock yarns down to $14 and lace yarns down to $16 (although there are some variations). There are some ayrn at full price too but sale yarns are clearly marked. Also free shipping (worldwide) for a few more days, until probably Thursday. So hurry up and get your bargains.
I've got a very special pair of socks planned for May with a definite Norwegian theme.....
Saturday, 18 April 2009
Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Thursday, 9 April 2009
Wednesday, 1 April 2009
........................Kaleidoscope Kim & Sylvia. Congratulations. Please e-mail me on yarnaddictAThotmail.co.uk (replace AT with @) with your choice of yarn (any yarn) from my shop.
Well done to everyone who's finished this month's pattern. If you're not quite done yet, please post a pic when you're finished. We love seeing everyone's socks.
April's pattern 'Lacy Diamonds' is listed on the Google group now. And here's some pics:
Lovely spring time socks. The yarns is Almerino Sock and it's the Sock Variety Club April colourway.
If you've always fancied owning a stunning, lace shawl but not keen to knit one yourself. Check out this listing.