Spiralling Surprise

I haven’t been a good blogger/commentator lately; I really appreciate all your comments on my recent posts. I haven’t had time to write up any posts for a while because Grandma was here visiting. Less computer time also means more knitting!

Quick Ravelry aside: Casey has just added an “image slurper” which is being tested [...]

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Red River

When the new June pattern for Sockamania was distributed, I had a hard time figuring out what yarn I wanted to use. It took rummaging through a few stash boxes until I finally found something that felt right.

Also, I’ve been looking forward to the new color phase for Project Spectrum: red, black, and metallic. [...]

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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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Yarn and Chocolate

A surprise parcel arrived recently, all the way from Australia!

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Hogwarts, we have a problem

This is Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in Bee Stripe from a kit. Actually, there are a couple problems with it…

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Good-bye Winter!

A bit overdue, but here are some details and photographs of my recently completed wintery socks.

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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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Still cursed, but…

Quick question! Is anyone doing a Stash Flash on April 1 again this year?

I’m still battling the sock curse. Meanwhile, I’ve got an almost FO and a FO to show you all!!

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Socknitting Curse

Quick reminder! Just a few hours left to leave a comment for a chance to win some lovely Socks That Rock. Oh, and I want to clarify something—it’s my first blogiversary. I used this domain for something else during the first 3-4 years. : )

I started new Project Spectrum socks with the Fortissima I [...]

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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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