Monthly Archives: August 2018

Oh yes I did

Pink and orange are not colors that typically get paired together, but I had a batt from Essential Fiber that did just that. Plus a sparkly orange batt from the same company. Fighting my inclination to separate the colors, I … Continue reading

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Separate, but together

I am working on the second sock, but the first is only knit to the foot – I need to determine who these will be for and then I’ll finish the feet together. Have another inch or so on the … Continue reading

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The next pair

Building up my xmas stash of socks, got the next pair in the needles. Trekking XXL yarn.

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Slow life

There is something oddly satisfying about chopping wood by hand. The heft of the axe, the smooth arc of the swing, the soft thunk as the wood splits and falls to the ground. With the sound of the river in … Continue reading

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Tada!

All done!

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Nearly there

The second rainbow sock is so close to being done! Just the top cuff left to do, plus weaving in the ends. I’ve already cast on a new sock, something with a lot less black (my poor eyes).

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The second sock

Making good progress on sock #2; have turned the heel and am working on the leg part.

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