My Socks Have a Dual Personality

Once I’m done the hub bub of Christmas knitting I generally try to knit myself a pair of socks in January. The first of the month I cast on my socks from the Tosh Sock yarn I purchased at Knit East. I finished the first sock around mid-month. I loved the vibrant colours; it reminded…

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Nine Pairs of Socks

Last night I finally finished my nieces’ and nephews’ 2015 Christmas socks. Once again, I was a week late.  I significantly overestimated the knitting time I would have in December. So what started the year as this: Finished as this:

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An End and a Beginning

After months of being “almost done” I finally settled in and finished the afterthought heels on my Rainbow socks: And best of all – it’s my first Christmas gift done (only 6 months to the big day – Yikes!) Rainbow Socks Pattern: Sock Recipe Yarn: Knit Picks Felici Rainbow (new Felici colours are now available…

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Diary of a Sock Construction

It feels like I’ve been knitting these socks forever. And looking at my Instagram feed, it certainly feels that way.  Apparently, these socks began their life at Groundfish meeting in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in March. They then travelled to a Harbour Authority conference in Moncton, NB: And passed some time waiting for a meeting with…

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