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January 2019

Hey all! it has been one busy month. I rung in the new year with a sinus and respiratory infection that hung on for a while. I managed to keep a slow and steady pace while working on my goal list for the month. I knit 8 dishcloths, 3 hats, 2 Christmas ornaments, 1 shawl,… Continue reading January 2019

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Crafts of 2018

Greetings! I usually wait until the last minute to post my year end reviews but this year I'm going to do it early because I don't see myself finishing a project in the next few days. I ordered a new yarn storage system from Amazon last night. I plan on cleaning out every nook and… Continue reading Crafts of 2018

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Christmas Gifts 2018

🎄 Merry Christmas from my family to yours 🎁 Here's a photo collage of the things that I made and gifted for Christmas, Advent, & Saint Nicolas Day this year! More information can be found in my Ravelry pages. There were also a few dishcloths and scrubbies that were gifted but not included in the… Continue reading Christmas Gifts 2018

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Xmas in July Socks

So, I started knitting this pair of socks back in July. I knit the first sock and casted on for the second sock before loosing interest and starting something new. I picked them up and finished this week. I knit them with yarn that I dyed with cactus blossoms last summer. I was really surprised… Continue reading Xmas in July Socks

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Saint Nicholas Day Socks

It took forever to finish these socks for my Hubby. However, they were worth waiting for because they turned out great! Each sock weighed about 48 grams. Click the image to get to my Ravelry notes

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Anniversary Socks

My 15th Anniversary is today! I decided that I had to step up the game this year and knit my hubby a nice warm pair of socks! This is the third pair of socks that I have knit him. I have to admit that he doesn't wear his hand made socks a lot but he… Continue reading Anniversary Socks

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July Socks

I can't say that I am happy with the way this pair of socks turned out! The yarn from the sock on the right had a huge knot in it and the yarn switched directions mid skein. The result was a weird stripe in the middle and me almost running out of yarn. I decided… Continue reading July Socks

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Slipper Socks

I finally got around to finishing a pair of slipper socks that I started for my daughter in April. We dyed the yarn together on a snow day! She wanted the yarn to look like a gingerbread house. The brown colors are for the gingerbread, the light pink and white are for the icing, and… Continue reading Slipper Socks

2018 Free All the House Elves · BoxOSox18 · KAL/CAL/SAL · Socks

Kool Aid Socks

I got some really good mileage out of this yarn that my kids dyed with Kool Aid. This is the second pair of socks and I also knit a cardigan with it. RAVELRY NOTES: PATTERN: Vanilla Latte by Virginia Rose-Jeanes SIZE: women’s 10.5 STARTED: 6/17/2018 COMPLETED: 6/25/2018 NEEDLES: 2.25 mm/US 1 YARN: Knit Picks Stroll… Continue reading Kool Aid Socks

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Ribbed Ankle Socks

I knit this pair of socks with scraps of yarn left over from a pair that I knit my daughter last year. My daughter dyed this yarn with Easter egg dyes. I think that it turned out really neat. PATTERN: K6xP2 SIZE: women’s 10.5 STARTED: 5/3/2018 COMPLETED: 6/17/2018 NEEDLES: 2.25 mm/US 1 YARN: Knit Picks… Continue reading Ribbed Ankle Socks

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Tea Dyed Ribbed Socks

I finally finished this pair of socks. I have to admit that they are the best fitting pair of socks that I have knit so far even if they seemed to take forever to knit. I can foresee knitting several more pairs with this ribbed texture. RAVELRY NOTES: GIFT RECIPIENT: me PATTERN: K6xP2 SIZE: women's… Continue reading Tea Dyed Ribbed Socks

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February Socks

It took me awhile to finish these socks mostly because they aren't my favorite colors to knit with. Over this last week I spent some time on them just to finish them off so I can start something new. RAVELRY NOTES: GIFT RECIPIENT: me PATTERN: 60 stitch sock with afterthought heel SIZE: women's 10.5 STARTED:… Continue reading February Socks

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March Socks

I love how my March Socks turned out! The gray yarn is some that I dyed for a sweater and the lime green is leftover from a blanket. I knit the heels in garter stitch! I'm curious how well they will hold up! I'm willing to do about anything to avoid purl stitches! RAVELRY NOTES:… Continue reading March Socks