Category Archives: Socks

Business Casual

The socks I was knitting for my son’s ginormous feet are done!  Happy dance!! He said that they fit perfectly and are super soft and hinted that he would like another pair.  Um… maybe after I knit a few sweaters … Continue reading

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Slowly, Surely

Suddenly, it’s the last day of February! I don’t have much crafting progress for show-and-tell since I’m sort of stuck with the dreaded SSS (second sock syndrome).  However, I’m determined to be monogamous with this project and see it through … Continue reading

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The Love Month

Everyone has a favorite month and mine happens to be February.  No, not because of Valentine’s Day but because February is my birthday month 🙂  Yeah, I get me some good spoiling every February.  Even though my birthday isn’t until … Continue reading

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Marlene Green

Handmaiden Fine Yarn produces Camelspin — an most interesting combination of fibers that actually work well coupled together.  This yarn is 70% silk and 30% baby camel and is dyed in the most gorgeous colors.  A skein of this beautiful yarn in greens and … Continue reading

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Offshoots of Orange

Orange is usually associated with halloween, hippie, harvest or highway (you know the weather proof vests worn by highway workers, I salute them).  I never see orange-colored clothing at a trendy boutique or squished onto a rack at the local outlet … Continue reading

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Socks for October

Today is the last day of October and the last day for Socktoberfest.  I started off this month saying that I was going to try to knit 3 pairs of socks and I actually cast on for all 3 on … Continue reading

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Uptight Socks

It’s not the pattern, it’s not the technique, it’s not the yarn or any of the other things that I could blame.  My Sock#2 for Socktoberfest were meant to be Leyburn Socks.  This is my first time doing toe-up socks … Continue reading

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Socktoberfest OH-9

A month of all things sock begins today.  Yee-haw!   Some fantastic knitters I know will be pushing the limits of sock knitting – trying to master new techniques, knit the most number of socks, finish unfinished socks or empty their … Continue reading

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Les Chausettes

The socks I was talking about last time are done.  The wavy patterning of the stitches makes this a one-size-fits-all kinda socks and lends to what can only be called a “sproingyness” to the fabric. Deets.. Spring Forward Socks Pattern: Spring Forward Socks by Linda … Continue reading

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Knitting, what knitting

Just enough time to surface above all the sorting and packing that’s been going on which has brought my knitting to a standstill.  I keep thinking that I will make up for it on the long haul flights which we are … Continue reading

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