Category Archives: Socktoberfest

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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