Red Socks

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I’ve not felt like blogging or reading blogs lately. Right now, spending more than a hour at the computer gives me a [...]

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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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A Calorimetry for Me Buffy

Buffy: Ooh, I like your headband. Where did you get it? lime: Thank you! I knit it myself. Buffy: Hmm. WIll you knit one for me? lime: I’m sorry, I have too many projects. If you’d like, I can teach you how to knit. [...]

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A Well-Executed Plan

Confession time. Remember how I mentioned in the previous post I hadn’t noticed my stripe count error in the maroon and gold socks until after I had taken a progress photo? To be precise, I didn’t notice the problem until after I had knit BOTH insteps and tried them on.

My first impulse was to [...]

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Striped Setback

More stripy knitting continues. I’ve restarted the Mad Cows for the third time. As soon as I finished the insteps, I put them aside for a while. I really needed a break from them.

I’ve been on a maroon-and-gold kick lately.

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Fun Stuff

There are lots of fun knitterly activities in the near future, both IRL and online. 

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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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