Ta Dah! Potter Socks

Big apologies for my blogging absence over the last couple of months. As I touched on in my previous post, I've been going through a really tough time recently and have cut myself off from everything apart from my job. At some point, I expect I will be able to discuss this openly but for now I am focusing on becoming myself again.

It's not all bad, though. Although I fully admit that my crafting output has dwindled lately, I've started a few projects and finished several pairs of socks - all of which I'm aching to share with you all!

As the script for Harry Potter & the Cursed Child was released yesterday to coincide with J.K. Rowling and Harry's birthdays, I figured these should be first up!

Say hi to these gorgeously stripy, Hogwarts House themed Potter Socks!!! 

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Ta Dah! Chance of Snow Cardigan

Although I've been knitting for as long as I remember, adult garments are a type of project I rarely embark on. There are two reasons for this: 1) I've always been a bit nervous about fit and; 2) I really, really hate the tedium of sewing things together. I can, therefore, count the number of adult sized sweaters/cardigans I've made on my hands. A couple of years ago, however, I came across seamless designs:  garments made without seams, meaning very little sewing is involved.

The cardigan you can see below was knitted, by large, "all in one". The only stitching was on the pockets & general weaving in between yarn skeins.  I am thrilled with the result! 

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