Friday, October 31, 2014

Row Chestnuts

                From Tonys    . Great Garden trees 

Dia de todos os Santos em Portugal

                           , Chestnuts time.  customs ,Things never forgot from my growing  up
                           Smells stay with you for ever . memories .

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

75 th birthday

                               Monique bake the cake Katrina made the decor

Saturday, October 11, 2014

winter socks

                         made super washed wool . knit machine . this is the pattern
 
Men size socks
To start on knit machine put 70 stitches on working position. to work on ribber transfer 35 stitches to ribber bed 35 on Maine top bed to make the ribbing cuff
For the sock. Work 30 rows . Tension 5
Transfer on lefty all 35 stitches to the ribber bed . On right 35 stitches on main bed
Work the right stitches with wast yarn . Take the weights from the knit ribber and the comb .
Low down the ribber .drop the right stitches from main bed fold the right 35 stitches , and place them on main bed on parallel with the stitches of ribber bed . Put back the weights Prepare your machine for circular knit , working 100 rows in circular . Tension 8
Now drop the lower ribber bed again just a bit, and work on heel with short rows on main bed until 14 stitches on centre , short row again until all stitches on working position .,prepare again the knit machine for circular knitting and knit another 100 rows. Drop the ribber bed and knit the toe the some way of the heel . Back the machine on circular knit again and knit with wast yarn 10 rows after this drop from the knit machine and sew on Kitchener. Stitch to close the toe
The sock is done , after sew the ribbing of the cuff , steam press . 
Norete . 
          

This year first snow

                                 First  snow this year . 3 November 2017