Tag: charts

FO: DH’s new green socks

Aaaaaand here they are, in all their glory: These socks comprise many of my favorite sock-knitting techniques to date.  I prefer techniques that work well and are easy to memorize, so for those of you who want to know the nuts & bolts, here’s a brief recap:  Tess’ Best Toe-up Socks recipe Judy’s excellent-(but-not-magical) CO:  20 sts.…

Nutcracker Sweet, Part 3 – the technicalities

OK, so I’ve got most of the yarn – one color is on order – and I’m on gauge. Most people jump in and start knitting here, but not me. As I’ve said, I’ve learned the hard way that too many projects are doomed to failure in the beginning stages. Besides, I usually end up…