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Socktober

Unable to find pure cotton socks in a colour I like, and a price I can afford, I’ve decided to knit my own. The odd sock pictured above was to see if I could knit a heel…not bad for a first attempt. 25 more words

Craftwork

Good News Fridays: Kid President Talks About Socktober, Rachel Platten, And Tom Hanks

This week on Good News Fridays, let’s talk about Kid President!  He has been busy this October releasing a lot of new videos!  The first video talks about the 2015 Socktober campaign, this is the fifth year of this annual drive, and they’re on a mission to activate 3 million people! 125 more words

Good News Stuff

It's 'Socktober' in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Why would students spend the whole month of October collecting socks? It’s part of something called “Socktober.”

Fourth grader Olivia Ciabattari was late for school in Williamsport, but she had a good reason. 333 more words

News

I mentioned in my initial sock post that I was going to make a pair of lovely long socks with some yarn from Etsy, and that they probabably wouldn’t be finished by Winter.   40 more words

Craft

Socktober 2015 has begun!

Written by Heather Lange

There’s nearly 3.5 million homeless people currently in the United States. That means thousands upon thousands of Americans sleeping in parks, cars or wherever else they can find shelter. 221 more words

Weekend rainbows

If you have been watching my Instagram feed in the side bar (or following along – I’ve been having a lot of fun with it and discovering lots of nice people to follow!) you’ll have noticed I finished the Happy Rainbow socks a few days ago.   405 more words

Knitting

Preparing for Socktober

Knit Picks recently began shipping to Australia.   I have purchased from them once before and I shipped the yarn to a Ravelry friend who forwarded the yarn to me.   69 more words

Knit Picks