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Winter Wins Again

Now that we have gone through the time change, it starts getting dark at about 4:30PM. Did I remember to take pictures before it got dark? No I did not. This has been one of those harried, exhausting, “popcorn for dinner” sorts of days anyway.

Instead, I’ll just recycle the picture I took for . . . → Read More: Winter Wins Again

Negative Knitting

I had almost finished knitting the first Stripey Sock III when I finally had to admit to myself that I hated it. These two colors, pink and green, looked great when the skeins were sitting side-by-side. But somehow when I put the colors together in stripes, it looked just awful.

Time to pour a . . . → Read More: Negative Knitting

Stripey Socks II: Complete

I have mixed feelings about this pair. I love the color combo, and I love the fatter, 4-round stripes. Not as fond of the K3P1 ribbing that I tried out, though.

I’m also a little vexed by the Koigu KPPM put-up. Once again, I had only just enough to finish knitting the socks (but . . . → Read More: Stripey Socks II: Complete

Knit Sock Mock Seam

If you say those words enough, they turn into gibberish. Neat trick!

Anyway, here’s where I carried the yarn while knitting the first sock. On the foot, I placed the “seam” on the sole, so it wouldn’t be visible.

I didn’t bother to de-jog the stripes, even though saying that out loud in . . . → Read More: Knit Sock Mock Seam