Tag: sock yarn blanket

April Sock Blanket Madness

This past week WoolDiaries hosted another “Sock Blanket Madness” week on Instagram. I participated last August and enjoyed the intensive work on my blanket. It’s been languishing ever since so I resurrected it for another go round. Recognizing that I had a couple of commitments that would cut down on my knitting time, I set my realistic goal at 10 squares and my hopefully goal at 12. I managed to finish 12 during the week, with an extra one done today. Yay!

 

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Sock Blanket Madness In Review

Sock blanket madness week ended yesterday. My goal was to get at least 7 (and hopefully 10) squares added. I fell just short of my goal with 9 completed, but I’ve moved up a row on the blanket. It was so much fun to follow the #SockBlanketMadness hashtag on Instagram and see all the beautiful blankets.

#SockBlanketMadness

Yesterday I discovered #SockBlanketMadness hashtag (do you say hashtag if you’ve used one?) on Instagram just in time to participate.  My sock yarn blanket has been sitting in a corner, but it seems like a fun week to try and knock out a few squares. Basically, you post a picture of your blanket yesterday with your starting number. Using the hashtag for the coming week, try and knit as many squares as you can.

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I’m starting with 246 squares; wish me luck!

Out of Hibernation

Like most people who knit socks, I end up with very pretty bits and pieces of yarn with not much to do with them.  And like many of those people I stumbled across the Sock Yarn Blanket when looking for a project for the odds and ends.  Without fully realizing what I was getting into, I cheerfully cast one on.  According…