On the left is the sock bag I carried my Trekking sock in through the Morial Conference Center, the French Quarter, Harrah’s, etc. Next to my varigated Schifflera is the Trekking sock, and then the Summer of Socks Lacy Scallops sock. I decided not to carry the lace down the foot. It is just past… Continue reading More Socks
I forgot this one last night. This is the sock taking in the view of the Mississippi from the 19th floor of the Hilton. The fill flash did a pretty good job here. We felt welcome in New Orleans. We were greeted with Hilton Mardi Gras beads first thing. Everywhere DH and I went, we… Continue reading Mississippi River and Sock and Partying
1. ALA exhibits, 2. Jackson Square, 3. Skyline, 4. ALA Sign, 5. Mississippi River, 6. ALA Poster Session, 7. Mississippi, 8. Exhibits, 9. Flaming Fountain, 10. Cannon, 11. Cafe du Monde, 12. Bridge
: the Check it out! Here’s my arm and my poster (the blue sleeve and the cardboard tube) on the LITA (ALA’s Library Information and Technology Assoc.) blog! I am at the Next Stop Blogging session on Monday. This was before I schlepped the poster, which I would not let out of my sight, the… Continue reading ALA and socks
My first day in New Orleans, and I have committed heresy twice. Once was going to Pat O’Brien’s and NOT having a Hurricane. The second time was going to Cafe du Monde and having a Coke with my beignets. Not to worry, DH had a couple of Hurricanes and a cafe au lait. I had… Continue reading Friday in New Orleans
Here is my Meilenweit Cotton Multiringel sock, Magic Loop on 2.5mm Inox circs. I love patterns that are easy to memorize and look good, despite DH’s drawing my attention to WKRP.. Sockbug’s Lacy Scallops, with ribbing instead of picot edge. The bright colors help keep my interest.
Yee haw! It’s the 21st. I can start my Summer of Socks sock now. Yes, I am easily amused. (Well, that’s a whole lot more interesting than it’s the day American Honda Finance Corporation drafts my payment, right?) I plan to make the Lacy Scallops from Sockbug, without the picot edging. Since the yarn is… Continue reading Summer of Socks Starting Day