2009: Planning

I recently upgraded WordPress on this blog and decided a makeover was in order. It took several tries (I hoped to find a magazine style layout that worked to my liking, but no luck), and I really like the new look. Fresh and simple at the same time. I hope you all like it too. [...]

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Implosion

(I think we will reach 2,000 comments this week!? Remember that the lucky poster of the 2,000th comment will win a gift certificate, or if you missed the details, see the bottom of this post.)

I have been quite delinquent on showing some of the nice yarns added to my stash during the past few months. [...]

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Slytherin!

Whee! Early last week, my Hogwarts Sock Swap TWO package arrived from Amelia Crowhaven! She sent some great stuff!

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3 things

It’s so sad, shocking, and awful about the bridge collapse. Yes, I’m OK. Fortunately no one in my family was anywhere close. I used to live on the West Bank, right in this area; I can’t imagine how stressful it must be over there now. In case you missed the news, [...]

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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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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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Anniversary (Contest #5)

For a while, I wasn’t sure what date to use for my blogiversary. Several dates stood out in my website’s timeline. Should I pick:

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Keep your paws clean

Two quick things before paw business: The “What’s in a color?” (Contest #5) Winner will be posted tomorrow! And, several people asked about the yarn I’m using for the Yarrow Ribbed socks. The yarn is the Calzetteria shown here, specifically the Venice colorway. I finished them a couple days ago and will post FO [...]

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Old and New

I continue to gain yardage. 

First, I splurged a little bit after I received my income tax refund. I couldn’t resist the colors of that Fortissima (Mexico Evolution Silver), perfect for Project Spectrum. I hope I can start them next month!

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What’s in a color? (Contest #4)

I’ve decided it’s time for a contest! (All the pictures in this post can be clicked to view a bigger copy.)

I recently completed a pair of socks with Trekking XXL in a lovely colorway, “76.” Well, I say that number leaves something to be desired. If a color number doesn’t have a corresponding name, [...]

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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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