Grand Shop Hop

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May Day

How’s this for a triple? These socks qualify for Sockamania, SAM3, and the Rockin’ Sock Club! They were a fairly quick knit.

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Hufflepuff Progress

I’ve finished both cuffs/legs of the sock for my pal in the Hogwarts Sock Swap. Today is Show and Tell Friday, and we get House Points if we blog about our socks-in-progress for our pals. Go Gryffindor! One more quick thing, Rebecca plans to host a Hogwarts Sock Swap TWO later this year (Aug [...]

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Colors of the Southwest

Recently, my mom traveled to Tucson on a business trip. She stopped in at Purls East (Knitter’s Review article) on her last day and got me a couple things in great desert colors.

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Knit Me the Blues

The yarn from All Things Heather’s fundraiser finally reached my mailbox and it’s gorgeous!

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Tickled Pink

I love pink, even though I generally prefer deep, vibrant, or muted colors. Pink phases overtake me every now and then. For me, the epitome of all pinkness is strawberry ice cream.

This gorgeous skein

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Blood-Red

Debra at Cashmere Dreams dyed some Buffy-inspired yarn for the Buffy Knitalong, and named it Spike’s Revenge. Update: She is thinking about opening an Etsy shop and would like feedback/suggestions on a name. You could win a skein dyed in Summer Sky!

I was lucky enough to be able to get one of the last [...]

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Hat of Gold

Skeins Her Way is having a contest, check it out! You could win a copy of her Fitted Tank pattern and some lovely organic cotton yarn. Go to her contest post for the prize and entry details.

Here are my knitting goals for this summer:

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Teeny Socks

Seaming work on the Cropped Cardigan continues, but I’ve been taking breaks from it to work on some stash-busting projects. I’ve also been motivated to finally attach buttons to my Rock ‘n Weave socks from last year.

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Mom’s Scarf

It’s finished! Yay! I ended up ordering one more skein of Crystal Palace Yarns “Party” online and it arrived a couple weeks ago. It was enough for me to be able to finish the scarf. And just in time for Mother’s Day!

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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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