Knitting

Socks out for inspection at the Falcon, Uppingham

By |2016-10-30T15:41:53+00:00September 25th, 2015|

Socks out for inspection at the Falcon, Uppingham is not what one expects to see but when two spinners, sock knitting addicts get together for coffee and a catch up it is inevitable. Luckily Kate and I didn't get thrown out for putting our feet on the table. Knit socks [...]

Bobbly pullovers

By |2015-03-01T13:53:16+00:00March 1st, 2015|

www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/fashion/article4364206.ece Bobbly pullovers occur with poor quality yarn when short fibres work their way to the surface during wear due to to friction. Anna Murphy's recent article didn't mention this so I emailed her and she sent this reply On 27 Feb 2015, at 09:14, Anna Murphy <anna.murphy@thetimes.co.uk> wrote: Dear [...]

Christmas socks among the cinders

By |2016-10-30T15:42:30+00:00December 25th, 2014|

Christmas socks  - my three youngest grandchildren loved theirs - 'take our picture in front of the fire Granny' they said. We had a roaring fire when they visited yesterday they were all cold when they arrived -  I didn't manage to get much of the fire into the photo. They taught [...]