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Hot Beverages and Sandy Balls...

So, I have just returned from a week by the seaside with the family.  It was a much needed break for all of us – a rest for the head and the heart.   565 more words


March Mirror Image Socks

Pattern: Pennants Socks By The Knit Picks Design Team

Yarn: Not sure. I know, I’m awful. It was a $1 skein in the discount bin at my LYS. 137 more words


February Socks

Pattern: More like a non-pattern. My basic “vanilla” socks. A toe-up, wrap-and-turn heel, and ending mid-calf. I used Amy Swenson’s Universal Toe-Up Sock Formula… 98 more words


Fending off the yarn thief

I have a potential yarn thief at my house. She looks innocent enough, but if she has access to a pair of scissors, watch out. Yesterday, while I was taking a knitting break, Zooey walked up to me and said she wanted mittens out of the yarn I was using. 365 more words


Re-emerging from the abyss

So, as you have noticed, things have been very quiet on the blog front.  July is, for me, traditionally a month of stress – it is when all the work deadlines for the day job come into conflict, with an added topping this year of trying to get end of year gifts made for the very special women who have helped to look after my little one.   602 more words


Socks never go out of style

Socks never go out of fashion because winter is inevitable, and unlike items made for expandable body parts, socks will usually always fit. Despite their unfailing utility, socks are also often a background project for me, taking the main stage when I’m tired of thinking, or I need something to keep me company on a walk, in the movie theater, or during a meeting when I need to keep my hands busy to focus. 328 more words


knitting socks | week 20 ish.

It is Thursday and time to talk about socks!

Look! I’m really really close to finishing my sock! I’m so happy. You see the purple stripe just after the heel? 291 more words