zombie BBQ

Jan 12th, 2010 knitting

Now here’s a project I wish I’d taken “before” pictures of, although I do believe the finished pictures speak for themselves. I knitted some special skeins of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in “Zombie BBQ” into these flamin’ hot socks for a friend of mine. The reason I should have taken photos earlier in the process is that I cast-on and tried four different needle/stitch number/pattern…

summer socks

Jul 23rd, 2009 knitting

I knit a lot. I make sure to get in at least a few rows every day, and sometimes much more than that. Consequently, I get the pleasure of finishing a lot of projects. My sock drawer and intended-gift pile will attest to that. It does seem a little weird how this week’s blog posts have consisted of nothing but finished projects, with no in-progress,…

bring your sunglasses

Jun 27th, 2009 knitting

I’m an all-or-nothing type of person. If I choose to do something, I like to be great at it, and I tend to put a lot of time and energy into doing it in its entirety. Therefore, if I go through a phase where I’m dedicated to something, other things tend to suffer neglect. For example, if I devote myself to cooking projects and exercise,…

pooling peds

May 24th, 2009 knitting

This website is starting to look like a socks-only blog! I do have some other-than-sock progress to share in the upcoming days, but in the meantime, this holiday weekend has been really beneficial for knitting time, and I have a finished sock to show. It’s the first of my Willamette Hop socks, and I plan to cast on for the second one later today. I…