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Things sock knitters say

Sock knitters say the funniest things sometimes.

I giggle in conspiratorial recognition, because I could hear myself saying quite a few of these things too.  So, on a day when I need a bit of cheering up, because the world has been a bit of an awful place lately, I thought I’d share some of the things that have made me guffaw or giggle with the writer when I read them, and hope that they give you as much of a smile as they did me. 102 more words


Hey girl, I know you just gotta craft all day

D’you know what I wanted more than anything else when I was a kid? White, lace-topped socks. You know the kind I mean, right? I thought they were the prettiest things ever, and I never got any. 197 more words


Latest additions to the sock drawer

I may not have been posting regularly lately as I’m both starting a new job and moving house all in the space of a week, buty knitting hasn’t stopped. 104 more words

Purple Treasury

Huge “thank you” to cressida from ButterUp for including my purple knit baby socks in her beautiful treasury on Etsy.  What a gorgeous collection of all purple for baby as she called it: Purple Baby Land.   20 more words


Socks in Progress

One of the things that I love about sock knitting is that it can be done while reading. Right now, all of my reading is concentrated on my graduate classes, and next week is the last week of the summer term, meaning that there has been LOTS of reading and writing assignments and lesson plans to do. 537 more words


stream bed socks.

Another pair of basic striped socks for my guy. This was a great stash busting project; the pair used exactly two skeins of Knit Picks… 35 more words