I was not sure how I would feel about a crop but thought I could always lengthen the body (never been afraid of modifying as you will soon see) so I decided to grab some yarn from my stash to see what I could come up with.
Over the years, I have made several socks using different heels, toes and techniques. They are fabulously fun and fast to knit and I love being able to use all my beautiful fingering weight yarn from my stash. I have found my heel, toe, my preferred needles and method. There is just on big problem . . . . . . . . . . . . I hate how they feel on the bottom of my feet.
It gave people a sense of accomplishment by completing a project that had a purpose and repurposed a discarded piece of clothing!
Maybe I will revisit this idea but not with novelty yarn, maybe colorwork!!!!
Finally . . . . . .Mermaids will be coming to the shop soon! They have been on the "To Make" list for a long time but I just couldn't quite figure out how to make them as stitch markers.
Wow! It is amazing to me what a huge difference changing my sweaters from a Shawl collar (which I love the look, just not on me) to a thin lapel m...
I have made so many things over the years but it has only been in the last few that I have made garments. Sometimes I will see a pattern that I really like, buy it, get the yarn, spend hours knitting it up and love wearing it. Sometimes unfortunately I find that it doesn't fit properly, I don't feel comfortable in it or like the way I look in it. And those pieces are doomed to life in the back of my closet to languish.