Pairs of socks, that is. I want y’all to know that the light is lovely at dusk, but there are thorny roses that snag sox, bugs and mosquitoes and crazy dogs chasing horses, oh my. Anyway, I braved the elements to bring you Samus Socks, inspired by Lisa Lloyd’s Saxony Sock. I used the Samus… Continue reading Two Down, Two to Go
I have finished the River Run socks that I started lo so many moons ago. I have trouble with toe-ups, but the only problems I had with these socks was the bind-off. Wendy’s pattern, which Eva gave me in a swap, was great. the yarn is Fearless Fibers in Pride, from the Seven Deadly Sins… Continue reading River Run Done
DH picked three names at random, and here are the prizes and winners.3rd prize is a set of four hanks of wool sportweight yarn. Karen S won this. It is going all the way to Denmark. From eBay listing: 4 skeins of fine quality sock 100% wool yarn. It will felt. Total weight is 7 … Continue reading Prizes!
Tuesday’s sky from my room. I now have Internet access after a new router and fiddling with laptop settings. I went to lunch at the Birmingham Museum of Art with some colleages. Sockie enjoyed the blue pools in a little courtyard. Sockie did not share any creme brulee, however. Thanks for all the blog comments.… Continue reading Hello from B’ham
So, today is my third anniversary with Typepad. Let’s give away prizes! Leave me a comment on this post by Friday, April 25th at 12 p.m. Central, and we will select three winners at random. (DH will close his eyes and point.) First prize will be a handsewn sockie bag! From Trek’s pattern. For this,… Continue reading Happy Blogiversary to me and Happy Earth Day to Y’all!
Seeing Cristi’s beautiful vest (go look at it.) inspired me to pull out my mystery Fair Isle project. I don’t remember what it was supposed to be. I started it 10-15 years ago. (Longer than some people have been knitting.) Anyway, then I packed it away. It is mostly Reynold’s Candide. I sold the rest… Continue reading A Lot of Stuff, and a Little Knitting
The sky was very blue and the weather was gorgeous, and there were no tornadoes yesterday. DH planted the tomatoes in the garden. We still have to finish putting newspaper around them and mulching them. I found the dogwood tree. It is so small, it gets lost in the plum trees. The mail brought Cotlin… Continue reading Yarn and Blue Skies