Archive - November 2017

Footloose Socktober Fest Week 1

Footloose Sock- Week 1 This week we start our Footloose sock. This is definitely a beginner friendly sock yarn and pattern if you are new to sock knitting. The fiber of the footloose yarn is 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon which leaves a slightly heavier hand than the Step Above sock yarn that we used with the pedicure sock we did in October. We...

Footloose Socktober Fest!

Footloose Sock Yarn For our pedicure sock, we used our “A Step Above” yarn. This time we will use “Footloose” sock yarn and it’s a little different. Right away you notice it’s has a rougher hand and texture to it. At 75% superwash wool and 25% nylon the blend makes for a soft superfine weight yarn but still has enough texture to make...

Crochet Poppy Flower

Rememberance Poppies Whether you celebrate Veterans Day, Armistice Day, or Remembrance Day we are all celebrating those who were willing to make the ultimate sacrifice and those who did.  The symbol of the poppy is taken from the famous poem In Flanders Fields, written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae on his reflection of his service in World...