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An Odyssey: How Not To Knit A Sock

The Skipper’s sock, though unblocked in this picture, are done. As a former literature major, working socks from the cuff down, is like fine ancient Greek Tragedy. 413 more words


FO Friday: Toe Up Vanilla Socks

Happy 4th of July!!!

I’m taking a break from the fireworks and interminable Kansas heat to show off my latest FO. Last we spoke I had just… 108 more words


I Don't Do Anything Nice and Easy

When I decided to give my brain and nerves a break before they ruptured on their own, I put away all my math toys including pens, graph paper, rulers, and calculator. 268 more words


Gussets Complete!

My June #sockswithsarah socks now have heel gussets! Last we spoke I had just completed the foot portion.

The gussets did prove to be a lot of stitches mushed together on one needle and yes I dropped a few that had to be picked up! 45 more words


Stripe After Stripe

Just a quick update for my latest #sockswithsarah project. I’ve finished the foot section of each sock and I’m starting the gussets!

I just love watching the stripes form row after row…. 20 more words


It huits, it huits (to be heard in the voice of that one Jet from West Side Story)

Things I have done in the past week:

1) Bought a spinning wheel. It’s a bit of a shared acquisition between me and my wife, seeing as she’s the one whose been longing after one while absently stroking her drop spindle. 224 more words


A New Sock

My Plain Rye has been languishing in my project bagĀ as the weather has grown warmer. Definite SSS as I have finished the first one but only the cuff of the second. 316 more words