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…socks?

in progress It’s been a while since I’ve knit a sock. The inexplicable urge hit me a week or so ago and I dug through the sock yarn before pulling out this very well aged hank of Mountain Colors Bearfoot (Glacier Teal). The yarn doesn’t knit up quite like I expected but I think I […]

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A Sock, A Sock!

I finished an ancient mystery sock from last year. finished sock I had (minor, very minor) diagnostic surgery a week ago and while I thought my time off would be spent knitting and napping while loopy on painkillers, it was mostly spent reading and napping and browsing the internets for pretty pictures. After a few […]

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Sucker

trekking The other day I wandered into the local craft store to pick up some yarn for a gift. I happened across this Trekking XXL colorway that I have picked up … oh, every time I have been to this store in almost two years. 25% off? OK then. Nevermind that whole “I am not […]

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Car Knittin’

I was not driving at the time of this photo! I arrived at my doctor appointment a wee bit early this morning. So early the office wasn’t unlocked yet. Back to my car I went and pulled out my travel socks for a few rounds of early morning plain ol’ stockinette. Problem is I also […]

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Super Slow Socker

Hey, self — Socktoberfest was last month! I am simply dragging ass knitting up my Through the Loops Mystery socks this year. slow sock I’m through the gusset decreases on this sock and working my way down the foot. I haven’t even picked up the stitches for the gusset yet on its mate. Big sighs! […]

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Mysterious Socking

While I’m having some project focus issues here, one project that is progressing just fine is my TTL Mystery Sock. mystery sock in progress I’ve finished the heel clue and only just started the foot clue. I was planning to keep these, but now I am thinking about giving them away. I guess I better […]

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heading home

well, I didn’t get as much done on the TTL Mystery sock for Socktoberfest during my flight out as I’d hoped. Almost one repeat of the leg pattern. We’ll see how I do on the return trip today — I even printed clue 3 (the heel!) before leaving the office this morning. (cameraphone pic should […]

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Socktoberfest!

I’m a few days late to posting about the party, but it’s Socktoberfest time again! [my previous years: 2005, 2006,2007 appears to have been a break year, 2008, 2009] wound After some early morning (for west coast me!) twitter conversations, I decided to knit the Through The Loops Mystery Sock in Shibui Sock (midnight blue, […]

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Happy Socktober!

Kirsten of Through the Loops is doing a Mystery Sock again this year — first clue here. I really loved my mystery socks from last year: It gave me some much-needed distraction from our then-impending move to the west coast. This year I am tempted again because I really enjoyed the piecemeal process. I think […]

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FO: I Heart Stripes

I finished the plain socks of brightly striped goodness: look! I finished them Hooray! Simple toe-up socks, short row heel. Yarn is Lovesticks self-striping and I knit them Magic Loop style on a Knit Picks fixed circular, US0 sized. The yarn is very thin. oops I don’t even mind that the ribbing of the original […]

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