What’s in a color? (Contest #4)

I’ve decided it’s time for a contest! (All the pictures in this post can be clicked to view a bigger copy.)

I recently completed a pair of socks with Trekking XXL in a lovely colorway, “76.” Well, I say that number leaves something to be desired. If a color number doesn’t have a corresponding name, [...]

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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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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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Knitted Treats

I’ve announced the contest winners, and you can click Sock Hunt and Dragon Hunt to find out the results. Thanks all for playing!

Yesterday, before we saw the pink quilts, Mom noticed some cute knitted things in a Hanna Andersson storefront.

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Dragon Hunt (Contest #2) Winner

This contest was a bit easier than the Sock Hunt. Thanks to everyone who entered and sent lovely comments!?

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Sock Hunt (Contest #1) Winner

That was a challenging contest! But I enjoyed seeing the guesses you all came up with for the first yarn/pattern combination of my holiday socknitting. Thank you everyone who entered!

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Sock Monkeys and Chocolate

Do you love chocolates and contests? Hurry over to Knerq’s Lava Bar Contest for a chance to try “the world’s first liquid chocolate bar.” (Ends midnight tonight.)

Have you noticed how there’s a sock monkey trend lately?

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I’m so weak

Contests: There’s still time to enter! The deadline for both is Saturday September 30. To find out how to enter, go to the Sock Hunt and Dragon Hunt posts for details. PS: If you read the original post from last Friday, there has been a slight update/added hint to the Sock Hunt, making it a [...]

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Dragon Hunt (Contest #2)

Have you ever seen a limedragon? They’re terribly camera-shy, and quite rare. One was spotted and photographed while at Stitches Midwest in August 2006. Your quest is to find that picture.

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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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