Tag Archive for 'socks'

lk2g-056 Entrelac

In this latest episode of our video podcast, we demonstrate how to do entrelac, a modular knitting technique.
Follow along with CAT as she demonstrates knitting entrelac with the Garterlac Dishcloth from Criminy Jickets.

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What’s on the set:

What am I wearing:

  • Shaped Triangle Shawl designed by Two Old Bags made with Cashmere/merino laceweight (discontinued) completed 2002 from the book A Gathering of Lace

Special Thanks to Dave of Criminy Jickets for the use of his Garterlac Pattern in this episode.

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lk2g-055 Rhinebeck 2008 Buffalo Gold and Creatively Dyed

In this latest episode of our video podcast we return to the 2008 NYS Sheep and Wool festival where we meeting with Ron Miskin from Buffalo Gold and Dianne Lutz from Creatively Dyed.

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lk2g-050 Bloopers

To celebrate our 50th episode we’ve gone back into the archive and put together this special episode of Bloopers for you.

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lk2g-043 Binding Off Toe Up Socks

In this episode of our video podcast we demonstrate a few techniques to bind off the cuff of toe up socks. Follow along with the instructions below.

Three Stretchy Bind off Techniques

  • KTBL Technique – K1 P1, put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop. K1,put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2togTBL, Repeat until the end.
  • KTBL + K1 – K2 together through the back loop, put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop. Put this stitch back on the needle and K1. Put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop Repeat until the end.
  • Peggy’s Stretchy Bind Off – If you are knitting a K1, P1 ribbing, on the row before the bind-off row: K1, M1 (“make one” by making a half-hitch loop), pull the M1 tight, P1.
    Repeat around.
    Bind off row (go up a needle size or two): K1, slip the M1, pass the K1 over the slipped M1, P1, pass the slipped M1 over the P1, K1, pass the P1 over, etc. as for a regular bind off.

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What’s on the Set

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lk2g-033 Toe Up Sock Toes

In this episode of our video podcast, CAT demonstrates several methods for casting on for knitting socks from the toe up!  You’ll see Figure 8, Closed Toe, Invisible Provisional and Double Knitting cast-on.

We’ll be at SOAR and Rhinebeck this year so come by and say “hi”.  To psych yourself up for Rhinebeck go back and re-watch our episodes from 2006 and 2007.

Help us out to raise money for our computer by bidding on a shawl which Kalinumba from Germany has generously offered to auction for us.

You can find the shawl here on Ebay or you can find it in Kalinumba’s store on ebay
The yarn was “Farbzauber” which was created and donated by Steffi and designed and knitted by Kalinumba

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What’s on the Set:

  • Various socks made with Socks that Rock, Opal, Regia and Cascade Fixation yarns.

lk2g-028 Sock Wars III continued

In this episode of our video podcast, we continue CAT’s adventure in the Sock Wars III experience!The first rule of Sock Wars is to talk about Sock Wars (so here we are!)

The rules of engagement: Kill your target by knitting a pair of socks before your assassin kills you.

See more at Sock Wars on Ravelry

What’s on the set:

What am I wearing:

  • Los Manos Locos! Crazy Toe up Monkey Socks in hand spun yarn from Susan’s Spinning Bunny Superwash Merino/Tencel fiber. Completed May 2008. See close up in the gallery
  • Top down cardigan (my own design based on SpinCraft pattern) completed June 2007 knit from hand spun yarn spun from Miss Lime’s Springtime fiber from episiode 12
  • Detonation Socks completed May 2007 (pattern from Sock wars)
  • Drop stitch ribbon knit jacket made with Katia Chic ribbon yarn. Knitted sleeve to sleeve of my own design. Completed Spring 2004.
  • Scarf made with railroad ribbon, completed Summer 2004

lk2g-027 Sock Wars III

In this episode of our video podcast CAT battled Sock Wars III

The first rule of Sock Wars is to talk about Sock Wars (so here we are!)

The rules of engagement: Kill your target by knitting a pair of socks before your assassin kills you.

See more at Sock Wars on Ravelry

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lk2g-001: That Darn Sock

Welcome to our first episode!

In today’s episode we discuss some of the many ways to knit socks. I demonstrate how to cast on for knitting 2 socks on 2 circs. More info on this technique can be found at the sock knitters cyber class. Also, info on Magic Loop can be found at the knittinghelp.com site.

Our book review today is the Handy Book of Patterns edited by Ann Budd.

<What am I wearing?

What’s on the needles?

  • Magic Loop Sock – Trekking
    2 socks on 2 circs – Knit Picks

What’s on the set?

  • Various socks and yarns from Regia, Opal, Lornas Laces, Sockotta and others.

Leave a comment if you have topic ideas for future episodes.