Archive for the 'socktoberfest 2006' Category

A Perfect Finale

Today is two things of course — Halloween and the last day of Socktoberfest! So it’s only proper that today and tonight is about this: a new laptop[!] and a couple of OSes to install the final pass of pattern edits for a deadline finishing a sock fantastic yarn from Yarn Pirate (etsy shop) — […]

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Happy Tuesday

Recent happy-making things: The grey, cool, rain outside. My runs (especially in the mud and rain). Candy corn [which I should really not be eating but it has made it into my week anyway]. The hockey season (and charity knitalong with like-minded hockey fan crafters). Finally, a colorwork sock-in-progress: Laila’s socks, slowly progressing Not so […]

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So Much For That

The next time I say I am going to focus on unfinished projects (especially socks without mates), know that means I will be starting a new project imminently. Laila’s Socks from Folk Knitting in Estonia in Dale Baby Ull Time to head downtown for the Caps game! Enjoy your weekends!

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Flash the Sock Stash

I got notification last night that the Yarn Pirate had some new yarn for sale in her esty shop. But I had an hour to kill before the new items were going to appear, so I decided to take a picture of the sock yarn stash while I had a little time. too much yarn […]

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Socktoberfest: My Sock History

Lauren posted a fun questionnaire to kick off Socktoberfest and since I have nothing current to share (I spent last night working on my pattern, so at least socks were involved!) and I love talking about socks, here we go! Questionnaire behind the cut.

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Socktoberfest Beginnings

I love October! It means the true beginning of hockey season, cooler weather, and Socktoberfest, of course! Amazingly, in between a busy weekend of two hockey preseason games, a Tool concert, and home renovations, I finished a pair of socks yesterday: I never said they matched! The sock on the left is in Lorna’s Laces […]

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Socktoberfest

I’m still around. I’m fighting a cold, hockey preseason just started [Go Caps!], work is a bit crazy, and I’ve ramped up my exercise regimen so my everyday schedule is a bit out of whack right now. However, October is almost here and Lolly of Lolly Knitting Around is organizing Socktoberfest again! You can sign […]

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