Tyneham socks

For some time I wanted the opportunity to knit a pair of toe up socks with a nice heelflap and when asked to testknit a pair of Tyneham socks for Clare Devine I was delighted to find just such a pattern.  Starting at the toe you really quickly get the shape of a sock suitable for … Continue reading Tyneham socks

Pioneer socks

These socks were a perfect combination for my friend Tara. She’s a bit of a pioneer and everything is red for her so when I wanted to make her a gift these were the ideal combination. A pattern by Kay Jones of the Bakery Bears and knitted in West Yorkshire Spinners 4 ply. A very … Continue reading Pioneer socks

Shine mittens

Shine mittens These have been a while in the making. I made one mitten while I was very poorly and stressed and I would not recommend stranded knitting when you are definitely stressed. When the second mitten was knitted it was about one inch bigger so I had to reknit it. The result is very … Continue reading Shine mittens