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Posts Tagged ‘socks’

Goji Berries

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Last night I got eight hours of sleep, albeit with 21 wakings, for the first time all month. This probably explains my feeling of excitement about the day ahead. I am planning a PSD, though there will be work and housework involved as well. I am also trying out the Superfoods, which are mostly weird […]

Arguing Against God

Monday, October 30th, 2006

Once the wedding gift was off the critical list, I returned to my regularly scheduled needlework and finished the Log Cabin Socks for Socktober. In the absence of any suitable replacement for the yarn I ran out of, I used Ozarque’s yarn-splitting trick. The difference in gauge was enough that the two socks are not […]

Saturday October 7, 2006

Saturday, October 7th, 2006

It has come to my attention that I began my sock reassurance program with an airy “knit the leg” while actually getting started has its difficulties. I am therefore going to show you the beginning of the second sock before we get to finishing the first. If you have your foot all knitted and want […]

President Clinton’s Tomcatting

Friday, October 6th, 2006

I had a rough day at work yesterday. We didn’t have anything people wanted, I couldn’t help anyone, and most of the folks I saw or spoke to were angry. Chamber singers rehearsal was just what I needed. Music is relaxing in the same way that dance is: completely involving, but different from what I’m usually thinking […]

Things Guys Say

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Scene from choir practice last night: Director: “They say that they have the biggest organ in the county…” Suwanda: “Lots of men say that. It’s never true.” But we were talking about Socktoberfest, weren’t we? Ah, yes, Socktoberfest. I have never been to an Oktoberfest celebration, but #2 daughter went to one recently, and they […]

How to Turn a Heel

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

Happy Socktoberfest! In yesterday’s thrilling installment, we got through the knitting of the sock leg and prepared to do the heel. I dutifully photographed the knitting of the heel flap and turning of the heel, and then my batteries gave out. Still, since I promised I’d show you how to turn a heel today, I […]

Log Cabin Socks

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Happy Socktober to all. I am making the Log Cabin Socks from Handknit Holidays, and I thought I would share the process with you in case you were at all nervous about making socks for Socktoberfest. This pattern is a normal sock pattern. That means that you start by knitting a tube. Some people hesitate […]

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