Category Archives: Socks

Which End Up

It wasn’t immediately apparent to DH which way he should wear his Birthday Yoga Socks. Hmmm. That fluffy tail conceals DH’s left toes quite well, doesn’t it? Emily! What a silly cat. lol. As usual. . . we simply posed … Continue reading

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Delayed by Socks

It’s Monday but, again, there’s no ripple?! I just can’t wait – jumping up and down – to tell you about the fun little knitting project that I’ve been working on for DH’s quickly approaching birthday – Yoga Socks, funny-looking … Continue reading

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Sweater / Mittens / Bag / Socks

I bought this Eddie Bauer 100% wool sweater at a thrift store about six years ago. Sweater Yes, you heard right, I said six years. lol. Mittens I bought it because it told me that it would make Beautiful Mittens … Continue reading

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It’s a Girl! – Hybrid Baby Legwarmers

I wanted to knit 2×2 ribbed legwarmers, like Emily Jane’s Super Simple Little Legwarmers (0-6 mo.), so they’d ‘match’ the ribbed edging on the baby hat I made for baby Emily. But, since I want these legwarmers, following the example … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Socks, Thanks to Wilton

You may remember reading this December blog post, where I talked about finding two pairs of 99¢ hand-knit wool socks. These are now all of $2.36 socks, thanks to the one-ounce container of Wilton’s ‘Rose’ icing color I bought for … Continue reading

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Shop with a List or Look for Treasures?

Once in a while I go to Sal’s (That’s what I call the Salvation Army thrift store.) to look for something particular. This time it was black pants and blue jeans. I hoped to find some that were just my … Continue reading

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Another Sock…

for a camera! I finally got around to offering to make a sock for my sister’s camera. The thought had first occurred to me when I finished knitting mine; making another camera sock would be the perfect use for the … Continue reading

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A Camera Sock

I came across this camera sock pattern, by “not an artist”, shortly after I finished knitting my sock yarn mittens and I thought it would be a perfect use for some more of my leftover sock yarn. Hopefully it will … Continue reading

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Socks and “Mittens to Fit” that Match

In the fall of 2009 I made socks of Jo-Ann Sensations Soles & More #1814 for both myself and a friend. Both pairs were tall socks, not knee socks, just something that went higher than most sock patterns. I ended … Continue reading

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Leftover Sock Yarn Yields Fingerless Mitts

I began knitting a pair of fingerless mitts from sock yarn over a year ago! The pattern I chose is by Kathleen Taylor. It’s free, clearly written, and is on her blog, Kathleen Taylor’s Dakota Dreams. I used the bit … Continue reading

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