Of War and Sockdeath

During the past few weeks, I’ve been participating in Sock Wars 2006. It’s a tourney or assassin-style knitalong where each socknitter is assigned a target. We’re given a weapon (the International Socks of Doom pattern) and must try to complete and mail off our target’s socks before being killed ourselves. It’s been fun, even if [...]

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Ladybugs Big and Small

I finished the first of 5 pairs of holiday gift socks! (Which leaves me with 4 pairs to finish in two months, but I’d rather not think about that right now.) May I present to you the Little Shell Socks in Opal Rainforest Ladybug…

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Misbehaving Socks

Edited 01/2008The pictures have been removed to prevent trauma for socknitters. (Ok, not really. They’re just gone!)

With the arrival of Autumn and her cold days and nights, it’s the perfect time to start wearing handknit socks! I’ve been happily wearing mine, but there were two near-disasters.

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My Aliases

Ack, this week zoomed by! I have not had time to blog or spend much time at the computer lately. I have the day off tomorrow, finally, so will be catching up then! Meanwhile, here’s something fun to distract you. : )

Parts of this are taken from the Name Game meme, and from The Amazing [...]

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And the Contest #3 Winner is…

Thank you again to everyone who left comments last week for my recent contest. The time has come for me to use the Random Number Generator to select the winner of the lovely All Things Heather “Wicked” sock yarn.

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Return of the Sock Monkey

Thank you to everyone who has entered Contest #3, and for your compliments! : ) There’s still time left (deadline is October 21); leave a comment here for a chance to win some yummy sock yarn.

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Knitflix Swap Package

I received my package from my swap partner, Megan of Mega(k)nits last week! It was fantastic!

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Secret Pal Wrap-Up

This post is long overdue! (Oh, the guilt!) I participated in both Secret Pal 8 and the One Skein Secret Pals Exchange this past summer. I had long enjoyed reading about other people’s experiences in the SP exchanges, and forced myself to start my blog earlier this year so I would be eligible for SP8. [...]

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Contest #3

I don’t have a name for this contest. It’s sort of blog-warming, re-opening, or makeover themed, because I’ve just switched my blog software to WordPress. There is a yummy yarn prize involved. All you have to do for a chance to win is leave a comment!

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I’ve finally finished transferring all the posts and comments and have now just switched things around to make WP live. I hope you all like what you see!!

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In progress…

Sock Count (Pairs)

  • 2009 ~ 2
  • 2008 ~ 7
  • 2007 ~ 18 (1 baby)
  • 2006 ~ 20 (14 adult)
  • 2005 ~ 2
  • 2004 ~ 5
  • 2003 ~ 1
  • Total (sans 2009): 53

Just Stuff

  • Six Sox Knitalong
  • Sockamania Club Knitalong
  • zMeme
  • zRavelry
  • zSock Nation
  • zTSFB


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