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Handspun Socks, For the Win!

 Handspun socks have long been on my bucket list of spinning + knitting goals and yet I’ve been loath to commit to the undertaking. It always felt like there were just so many things that had to work out… 570 more words


The Wearable Book

     by Franci McMahon 

   for Clifford Henderson

Knitting a pair of socks is a lot like writing a novel. When I craft socks they demand I spend a considerable time living with them before they are fit to be seen in public. 526 more words

Bold Strokes Books

knitting socks | week 13

It’s Thursday and time for socks!

I have not had the best knitting week. At the beginning I was really enjoying the knitting and I knitted too much, like an inch too much. 367 more words


Lace Socks

My second pair of these socks — I wore the first pair right through!

It took me a bit to get into the rhythm of this pattern, but once I did, they knit up quickly. 321 more words


knitting socks | week 12

It is the last day of March. Not sure if that means anything to anyone, I just thought it was a good opening statement. More importantly it is a Thursday and that means it is time to show you my sock progress. 579 more words


Van socks in long term parking

My 1970s naval gazing continues…

I’ve been reading some fiction of the era…

This book in particular makes me think of lives I might have led if I were born a decade earlier and stuck with my circle of art friends – and the life feels more comfortable – there are missed telephone calls, visits when messages can’t be left, and letters written then received once feelings have already passed… 279 more words


Holland: socks, pie and the sky

This is as far as I got on the Madness sock before I admitted that the cuff is too tight to put the sock on easily. 588 more words