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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Socks for Hufflepuff

Finished up my socks for my Hufflepuff pal in the Hogwarts Sock Swap last week. I really like this simple chevron rib pattern and would love to knit myself a pair someday.

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Knitter’s Virtual Vacation Swap Questionnaire

Bonjour swap pal! Feel free to leave a comment or email if anything here isn’t clear. Looking forward to a fun swap. : )

1. If you could visit any state in the US, which would it be and why?

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Hufflepuff Progress

I’ve finished both cuffs/legs of the sock for my pal in the Hogwarts Sock Swap. Today is Show and Tell Friday, and we get House Points if we blog about our socks-in-progress for our pals. Go Gryffindor! One more quick thing, Rebecca plans to host a Hogwarts Sock Swap TWO later this year (Aug [...]

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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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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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Newsflash!

Sockapalooooza signups are open! Go here for details and the signup link. Signups are open only for 48 hours or so.

In other news, this blog is approaching another milestone. In a week or two (that’s my estimate), someone will post the 1000th comment. That lucky person will receive a $15 gift certificate!

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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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Hogwarts SS Questionnaire

Hi Hogwarts Secret Pal!

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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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