Spring Sock Drama

Exhibit A

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p align=”center” Can you believe these socks were knit from the same skein?

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minnie

Meet my new companion and assistant: minnie (shown on left). Treo is on the right, and he will be helping Mom now.

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p align=”center” I love this little thing (BlackBerry Curve 8310). It’s similar in size to the Treo 650, but much thinner and lighter (65 g difference)!

I started a new sock on Wednesday night.

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Red Ribs and Cables

These are my first pair of socks completed in about two months. I didn’t think I would be happy with a sock break, but it really helped! In fact, I’ve already started a new pair, this time for gift-giving later this year. Still in the works are the socks for my Hogwarts Sock Swap [...]

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Three old ladies knit the socks of death

Today’s post title is courtesy of Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief. I thought this chapter heading was too cute not to use. (The book is first in a series about a boy’s modern-day adventures with the Olympian gods, demigods, creatures, and monsters. If you are familiar with Greek and Roman mythology, it’s easy to [...]

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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 Socks

(Quick note: I will be upgrading Wordpress and doing various clean-up/catch-up tasks here on this blog during the next few days. If this post or the site doesn’t load, you’ll know why. Thanks!)

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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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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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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Teasers

A couple of pictures with more details to follow as soon as I can get more photos taken and posts written!

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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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