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January 29, 2009

Only one toe to go: HedgerowSocks


The Socktober Mystery Socks were ripped and I started Hedgerow Socks instead. I don't like sock knit patterns with yarnovers or other hole creating stiches and Hedgerow socks fit the bill. I saw the link to pattern on Yarn Harlots site.  I am using size 1 40'' addi turbo circulars, one sock at a time only. I like this better than dpns now because it is seemingly less dangerous to knit around my son this way...fewer sharp points. Only one more toe to go.

January 24, 2009

All my Socks...so far


It looks like a bunch of laundry, but these this is my collections of all the socks I have knitted so far. they are all in good shape except the second pair I knitted, the ones with the blue stripes. The hourglass heel on those is sorta coming undone. Can you tell I like green, brown and black?

January 02, 2009

2008 Review

the 2008 Craft Summary list is pretty short:

3.5 pairs of socks

One Cable Net Sock (the second one)

Koigu RetroRib Socks

Lorna Laces Pinstripe Socks

Sundara Violet over black Diagonal Cross Rib Socks

Finished and Blocked Rowan KidSilkHaze Birch Rectangular Shawl

Malabrigo Silky Merino Amoroso Clapotis  (no photo yet)

Cashmerino Steel Blue Fetching Mittens (no photo yet)

Sewn Bags:

3 Box bags (Sold one on Etsy, the other two are still available) Whirlstrom.etsy.com

1 Un-Paper Bag ( I use this to carry my knitting in the summer)

1 recycled Library Bag (We use to carry kid books)

1 Fruit patterened Lunch Bag (Used as Purse, lunch bag and now mini diaper bag with two diapers and a small pack of wipes)

Not finished but all the knitting is done on the Drops Rowan Glace Cardigan

2009 Forecast

Finish Drops Cardigan

Make something with Red Rowan Biggy Print sweater or slippers

Cardigan with eco wool

4 pairs of socks

mini felted bags

felted clogs

more sewn bags


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