Category: socks

Another Pair of Socks Finished

While putting together the photo history of this little pair of socks, I realized their construction process was more eventful than normal, or at least as eventful as knitting during meetings, conference calls, and waiting time can be.     There was a long day when I did a meeting by conference call. I do not recommend this. Followed by…

The Year I Didn’t Knit Socks

For years I’ve knit socks for my nieces and nephews for Christmas. I’m not sure when I started exactly, but I know it’s been at least eight years (I knit a blue pair and pink pair to be ready for what turned out to be a nephew born days before Christmas eight years ago). If that was the first year,…


Twas the night before Christmas and here on my land
I was tearing my hair, strand by strand by strand


Different I said this year would be
I’d have time to sit and enjoy the tree


But alas you know what it is they say
When you’ve become so set in your ways:


You’ve got to flexible; learn to adapt.
I’ve often thought that was a load of crap


I was going to be ready; my knitting complete
This Christmas the kids would have warm “little” feet.


Continue reading