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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All Hail Caesar!

The mosaic socks for my Sockapalooooza pal are finished! I’m ever so pleased with how these turned out.

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Dear Sock Pal

Your socks?

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Decisions, decisions (Part Two)

It took a while, but I finished swatching the possible color combinations I had chosen for my Sockapalooooza pal’s socks. A few quick pictures will show how the swatches turned out.

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Decisions, decisions (Part One)

I’ve been thinking about what to knit for my Sockapalooooza pal. I browsed through Knitty, MagKnits, and Nancy Bush’s books for inspiration.

Nothing seemed right until I happened across a sample at Knit Picks of all places.

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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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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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