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Tabi (Flip-Flop) Socks

Tabi is the Japanese name for what’s often referred to in the West as flip-flop socks.  I recently finished the pair I began back in December.    95 more words


Happy New Year 2018 :)

I’ve been very busy during the last month, and haven’t had a chance to blog until now,  hence the belated New Year’s post.   What’s been keeping me so busy?  377 more words


January 5, 2018

As I sit here having breakfast, I thought I’d share a few projects that I worked on over the holidays and this week.
One of my online groups had a WIP challenge over the holidays. 197 more words


Hygge Pie

Quiet and subtle moments on a slow Tuesday afternoon; Epsom-salted mermaid toes swishing beneath the waves, as we talk about how lazy the sun has become in recent days. 22 more words


Hand Knitted Socks Demystified

I’m in the middle of teaching a sock class this month, so it’s a good time to bring up socks.

There seem to be two projects that scare the living beejeebus out of knitters; sweaters and socks until they conquer their first ones. 1,045 more words


Socks and Soup

Hygge: A quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture).

This first week of wintery weather has seen me getting my “hygge” on. 545 more words

Country Life

Kitchner Stitch

“It broke me and I hid in despair. I didn’t want you to worry

I healed but you don’t know what I’ve experienced 

I’ll fall into chaos again; so what? 29 more words