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Barbara Longley's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

Barbara's Blog - Killer Socks!!!

Well it nearly killed me getting these finished!!

These started off as The Caspian Sea Socks in the KnittingDaily Newsletter free Sock Booklet last week. I'm not that happy working from charts as it taxes my eyesight somewhat. Well I made it to the heel, then decided enough was enough, so made up my own pattern from there on. This wasn't too bad, as I was knitting 2 socks at same time on DPNs, so was able to mirror whatever I decided to do. When… Continue

Added by Barbara Longley on January 14, 2010 at 4:23am — 5 Comments

Barbara's Blog - New Year Knits

It's not much fun here in Southern England at the moment as life as we know it has ceased due to the snow and ice BUT I have still been able to knit and spin!! Firstly, I was able to get a Skype link up with Carole on the Isle of Man ( I'm "barbara.longley" if anyone wants to Skype me- it's free to anywhere in the world) and managed to take Skype snapshots of her in the secret Christmas Hats I knit for her. The photo quality isn't that good especially as she can't keep still, but here goes with… Continue

Added by Barbara Longley on January 8, 2010 at 4:42am — 4 Comments

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