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Surprise! The socks are done.

It’s not an April Fool’s prank, they really are finished.

And they even almost match!

Opal sock yarn may not be the softest, and I know many knitters prize softness above all other qualities. But it is durable, stands up to being machine laundered on a regular basis, and the colors stay vibrant . . . → Read More: Surprise! The socks are done.

Not much of a Surprise! actually

Thank you for all of your comments on the last couple of posts. You all rock!

I have finished the first sock in Opal Surprise! and I’m about 3/4ths done with the second sock. Ribbed socks look so… unlikely to fit a human foot.

I even made some progress on the cross stitch . . . → Read More: Not much of a Surprise! actually

Such clever sock parts

Man, I must feel better, because I am blogging and tweeting up a storm today, across four different things.

Aren’t you glad you’re only subjected to my enthusiasm via the internet, and not in person?

I can be a lot to handle in person.

I accept this, but there is little . . . → Read More: Such clever sock parts

Surprise! No really, that’s what it’s called.

Thanks, everyone, for all of your kind words. I’m slowly getting better. I would say I’m at about 65% strength today. It’s gone from legitimately wondering if I should be hospitalized, to the level of a really bad cold. That’s progress. Frustratingly slow progress, but progress nevertheless.

A few weeks ago I had to . . . → Read More: Surprise! No really, that’s what it’s called.