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Oh look, more socks!

I don’t want to brag, but I believe I have knit the greatest socks of all time. That sounds crazy, I know, and you probably have a pretty great pair of socks on the needles too, but I just can’t … Continue reading

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The yarn is Tanis Fiber Arts blue label, colourway from this year’s fibre club. Lovely stuff. The socks are Wanida by Cookie A.  Such clever construction, but simple to knit up. Every second round is a knit round which means they … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Twas three nights before Christmas, when all through the house. I was eating shortbread cookies.

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I have been assimilated

I remember a time, not too long ago, when I couldn’t understand why people bothered knitting socks. For the time it takes, you could be well on your way to a sweater. For the price you could own a dozen Costco … Continue reading

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I finally saw the light. In the span of about two weeks I went from not believing that it was worth the effort of knitting socks (store-bought socks take less time, cost less money and last longer…) to understanding that … Continue reading

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My beautiful socks are complete! I have never worked with such tiny yarn before and I was fully prepared for a month or two of sock knitting. Turns out, I can knit a pair of socks in a week. When I … Continue reading

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Tectonic plates. And socks.

Let me start by pointing you here for proof that there are a lot of good people in the world. (Knitters, you’ve no doubt already seen it this…) The Yarn Harlot called, and people with pointy sticks all over the … Continue reading

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