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SOS Heels

The heels were a success! Jellybean and the husband had some Lego adventures last night and I was able to work both heels on my… 153 more words


First Smooth Operator Heels

Working socks in tandem seems to be really working for me lately. I have been knitting my Smooth Operator Socks in tandem on two separate 9 inch circulars. 129 more words


Canadian Yarn

A dear dear friend sent me a quick note to expect a little surprise in my mailbox. We live across the country and once in awhile we tuck things into the mail to surprise each other. 147 more words


Wow Those Are Stripes

My Smooth Operator Socks have been my bedside knitting here lately. My baby bump has made it increasingly hard to be both comfortable and knit at the same time. 133 more words


Yarn Review: The Yarn Jar 2 Ply Glitter

Yarn Review: The Yarn Jar 2 Ply Glitter, “The Christmas Grouch”

First Impressions:

You can request that the yarn arrive in a skein or a gobstopper ball; I requested a gobstopper ball, just because I wasn’t certain when I’d knit it up, and I find that wrap style terribly pretty if I’m going to look at it for awhile!  409 more words

Yarn Reviews

DDF2018#03 - whimsical socks

Les défis du fil – chaussettes fantaisie

For this month’s challenge, Stella’s themes were: “Shawl” and “Fantaisie”. I am using the French word because the translation is not “fantasy”, as one might think. 322 more words


Cast On: Smooth Operator Socks

Hi, my name is Rachelle and I’m a bit a of selfish knitter. I have felt the siren’s call of a special selfish project for weeks but have put it off in favor of finishing some WIPs and baby knits. 260 more words