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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

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Socks, Waiting on Yarn, Mending a Sheet

My new project is a pair of socks for me.

The yarn, Fiesta Boomerang in the Abalone colorway has been in my stash for years, as has the sock pattern. 320 more words

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Red Boy Socks

These are photos of one of my Christmas presents for Grandson #1 aka RedBoy.  I can’t remember what size I used.

Basically all my socks are based on the book Simple Socks Plain and Fancy.   185 more words

Skills

It's a big one!

So, I haven’t been posting again. I’ve been busy. I just went on vacation to see my family for a week. Yes, I know it’s been more than a week since I last posted. 705 more words

The Box

Generic Sock Recipe

Two at a time and toe up.

This is just how I make my socks. If I’m using a pattern, I often use only the foot/leg stitch pattern; I’ll just plug it into my generic recipe. 374 more words

Ribbed for his pleasure

These socks have been languishing on the needles since mid-February, but they are now finished!  The yarn is Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in the colorway Fiddlehead.   218 more words

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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

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