giving october the boot

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goodbye october, and socktoberfest! you force me to look into the cold, gray depths of november by leaving me like this. but, just in time, i have finished socks—the brownTrexx. here for the details behind that story . . .). i found a stitch pattern that evokes tree bark in a more abstract way, i […]


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all i’m saying is: clint wore one. (thanks denise, for pointing that out . . .) this generous rectangualr shawl or scarf (directions for both included) knits up quickly into a lightweight, warm garment meant to be wrapped several times, replacing the need for a bulky jacket—perfect for driving or a quick run to the […]

i was this close . . .

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can you believe i got this close to being finished with waterfall sock #1, and i stopped?? well, it was 3am, but i DID have a nap yesterday . . . i just got stupid-tired—and realized i should not keep working. ha! (i do, however, desperately want to finish at least one of the pairs […]

barking up the wrong tree?

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well . . . i’ve done it again. in the process of being overjoyed about being almost done with the brownTrexx sox, i relegated them to my knitting bag that i take to class, figuring i will finish them in the next few days. i know—so far, so good. except . . . then my […]