Knitting Knotes

socks

  • Benefits of Alpaca Products

      You may have seen the South American animal named Alpaca, closely resembling the Llama. They are quite visible grazing the grasslands of Peru. However, the fibers from these Alpacas are great for making winter wear. The designers have woken up to the Alpaca benefits for making these clothing mo... View Post
  • Handcranked? What Do You Mean?

    I'm asked many times what do I mean by handcranked socks so I thought it was time I give a brief explanation.  Handcranked socks are those done by hand cranking a circular sock knitting machine. One of the things I love about these machines are its history: During World War I, the Red Cross launc... View Post
  • My New Favorite!

    I'm always on the look out for quality sock yarns that come in numerous fun colors.  While on vacation in Ireland, I found a new one that I am just in love with-Hedgehog Fibres! Hedgehog Fibres is an Irish artisan yarn and fibre dyeing studio located in Co. Cork, Ireland. Yarn dyeing started as ... View Post