Hey everyone, how’s it going? Hope you’re doing well. How’s autumn going for you?
So I started knitting some socks. I say started knitting some socks but really, I started knitting a tube that once it’s long enough, I’m going to try figure out how to add cuffs, heels and toes after the fact. Like if you were to knit a tub using a sock machine and turn that into the sock except I’m knitting the tube by hand because I discovered that sock machines cost at least €1500….I’m not bitter about that at all…
But as for the sock, at the moment I’m using up all my Hook and Light yarn leftover from my 2020 advent calendar (the yarn I used to make a part of my advent blanket). It looks pretty cohesive at the moment because there’s a lot of different shades of yellow but I’m getting on to some of the other colours now and after that I might switch to my leftover Sionnach Yarns advent yarns. It’ll be a real mismash of colours at the end I imagine.
But in terms of crochet, I started another blanket! A Tunisian crochet blanket. This’ll be my first Tunisian crochet project and I’ve not made things that easy for myself because it is a pretty large project and I’m holding two yarns together that make it a little more fiddly.
I’m holding a colour changing yarn with the grey so I can’t wait to get to some of those changes, although I think I may have started by chaining too many stitches. When I get back to this project I’m going to have to measure what I’ve done and weigh the yarn to try see how this go or if I need to rip back and start again.
But back to knitting, I have made some more progress on the garter stripe blanket. I’m half way through the last colour stripe! Then it’s just the cream border to do which I think I might crochet.
I’m really hoping to be finished with this blanket by the end of October because I would like to focus on some other blanket projects and I need the basket this is being stored in for those!
So those are the projects I worked on in September. What about you, what have you been working on?