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Diamond Gansey begins....

Swatched the Shibui Sock yarn for the Diamond Gansey Socks and (wonders never cease) got guage with the suggested needle size. I really like this yarn. 182 more words


Yarn Tasting : Four Sock Yarns

I have sock yarn ‘on my brain’ and in recent many weeks have been trying different brands in a sort of comparison & contrast project ~~ in a Sock Yarn Tasting !   853 more words



I’m up to something again.  Here, winding off skeins of Shibui  & Madelinetosh sock yarns.  I’m drowning myself in skinny yarn.  I did mention something about knitting socks with it however, a few posts back . 221 more words


Yarn Tasting

I’ve been pattern-writing furiously, and it’s been raining furiously, everything around here has been a bit excessive, and so, just before noon I needed a break. 298 more words


WIP Wednesday 05/08/13 Short n Sweet


I think I have more WIPs than I ever have, due to a terminal case of startitis over the past month or so.  210 more words


I Spy?, Harlot Visit and Where's Spring?


My neighbors probably think I’m spying on them.  Remember, I’m the weird lady out taking photos of yarn in her pajamas every so often?  The scoop is that since I put out bird feeders a few weeks ago, we have a lot of wildlife activity in the yard, mostly squirrels, birds and now, bunnies and in my quest to declutter, go through, donate or throw out, I found a pair of binoculars and that’s what’s been happening the past few days.  399 more words


Socks in the Wild.

I’ve been out and about looking at the spring springing most of the day. I’m so thankful I’ve had my handknit socks with me to keep me warm!