f.o. | birthday stripes.

The doc loves my hand knit socks. He wears them almost religiously, until its swamp summer climates. And every holiday, birthday, celebration, or just because, I make him a pair. He’s amassed quite the collection. A lot of them have been phased out of wear because I won’t darn holes in socks. That’s the wearContinue reading “f.o. | birthday stripes.”

Squeal for Self-Stripes!

Some really gorgeous sock yarns I ordered from Knit Picks just came in; this self-striping superwash merino is amazing because the striping is quite thick, creating these candy-cane like blocks of color. I can’t wait to start working with them; I think the color at right I’ll actually work up for myself as a sortContinue reading “Squeal for Self-Stripes!”

Sock on the mantle? Meh! Try the feet.

Wow, who would have thought I’d be knitting so many socks this winter, since generally speaking, up to this point, I’ve actually taken little to no pleasure in the creation of these toasty feet wonders. And now, I may say, I’m a semi-convert. I won’t go out on a limb and declare myself full-blown sockContinue reading “Sock on the mantle? Meh! Try the feet.”

Success in fake socktoberfest!

I finally finished both socks! Over the holiday, I got some serious knitting done (after finally completing all things baby I had to do for a baby shower that has since come and gone) and one thing I dedicated much of my time to was getting things off the needles before casting on others. AndContinue reading “Success in fake socktoberfest!”