It’s here!

April 14, 2009

Today is the much anticipated release of Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits! I reviewed the book on the blog already, but now I have finished some socks! Wendy is joining us at Charlotte Yarn June 4-6 for several events including book signings and classes! If you are in [...]

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April 13, 2009

My friend Stephanie didn’t have any hand knit socks – but she did just have a birthday! I bought her a little something for her birthday and offered to remedy her sock problem. I let her pic out the pattern – and then she did a stash dive and come up with the yarn from [...]

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Socks from the Toe Up

April 1, 2009

Blogger and sock knitter extraordinaire Wendy Johnson has a new book coming out – and this one is all about socks from – what else – the toe up! Wendy and Potter Craft have done a beautiful job with this book. The photography is beautiful. The line drawings in the instructions are clear and well [...]

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Flowers for all

March 30, 2009

I am attending The Loopy Ewe Spring Fling in a few weeks and as part of that – the Ravelry Spring Fling group we do monthly KALs – with fun prizes. For March – we did Cookie A. patterns and last week I finished Twisted Flower. Yarn: Nature’s Palette in Coral Bells (100% merino wool [...]

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It’s a party!

April 1, 2008

A few weeks ago my good friend Alyson posted a new sock pattern! It’s awesome and I planned on knitting it. Plus all of the proceeds for the pattern sale go to Ravelry. Then I bought some Fleece Artist Nova Socks from Charlotte Yarn and CO another sock. But I didn’t like it, so I [...]

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Pagoda Lace

February 28, 2008

I had the privledge of participating in a swap for Loopy Groupies – those of us crazies who have Loopy Groupie status over at The Loopy Ewe. My pal, Anniebananie (on Ravelry) had a little comment that she didn’t own any hand knit socks because she always knits for everyone else and none for her. [...]

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A fair trade

December 17, 2007

I don’t have much in the handspun department today. I spun a little, but then I realized CRAP CHRISTMAS KNITTING! So I stopped spinning and focused on finishing my mom’s socks. Mom wanted ankle socks. Plain Ankle Socks. See how that worked? This yarn didn’t want to be plain socks. So they are No So [...]

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Pretty in Pink

December 11, 2007

Sweet baby niece needs Christmas. And while I am bah humbugging my way through the season, she is only 2 and needs prezzies! So…. I knit her the Make Believe Crown from Interweave Knits. Its available for free from Knitting Daily now. This is a super quick and easy knit. But it wasn’t what I [...]

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Boyfriend Socks: Lucky Bamboo

October 25, 2007

Tattoo Boyfriend doesn’t like lacey socks and I find it difficult to find manly enough patterns for him. Granted, I haven’t been looking all that hard, but that isn’t the point. These are part of his Christmas prezzies so shhhhh….he doesn’t read this blog. Eh, he knows he is getting socks anyway. These were a [...]

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Red Dwarf Knee Highs!

September 27, 2007

Well, they are done. And they are PRETTY! I wore them to work and then knitting last night alone with one of my FAVORITE pairs of shoes (I own 3 pairs of mary janes and they are all great for showing off hand knit socks!)!! Cristi‘s pattern is amazing and I am so glad I [...]

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