An Interview with Anna Friberg (Yarnesty)

As part of the Level Up Your Socks KAL I thought it would be good to hear from some other sock designers. I did an interview with Anna Friberg, who uses the brand name Yarnesty, about her experiences of sock knitting and designing. Introduction RG: Tell me a little about yourself and your designs. AF: I… Continue Reading: An Interview with Anna Friberg (Yarnesty)

How to Cable Without a Cable Needle

My patterns tend to have a lot of cables because I really like them. However, if you’re using a cable needle, this can make it slow and awkward. Here’s a video on how I cable without a cable needle. This was produced as part of my Level Up Your Socks KAL. Join in the KAL… Continue Reading: How to Cable Without a Cable Needle

New Pattern: Pangolin Socks

Pangolins are pretty special creatures. They’re the only mammals with all-over keratin scales and are believed to be the world’s most trafficked mammal. Although I have to admit that I’ve only heard of them because of the Ubuntu release named Precise Pangolin, which I didn’t realise was named after an animal until one of my colleagues… Continue Reading: New Pattern: Pangolin Socks

How to Read a Knitting Chart: The Basics

Charts are really useful for knitting because they look the same as the finished knitting, so it’s easier to know what you’re doing and if you’ve gone wrong. However, they can be a bit confusing if you’ve not used one before. This blog post is going to help you learn how to read a knitting… Continue Reading: How to Read a Knitting Chart: The Basics

Level Up Your Socks KAL

Today is the start of my Level Up Your Socks KAL. I created the Level Up Your Socks e-course to help give people more confidence knitting patterned socks and now’s the chance to see you put it into practice. There’s also be extra content all through the KAL, for even more support. You can enter… Continue Reading: Level Up Your Socks KAL