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FO: Bootstrap Socks

FO: Bootstrap Socks

My first foray into Lara Neel’s excellent Sock Architecture book (and my seventh pair for 2015) were the Bootstrap socks. Why these socks now? Well, I heard about an idea that seemed fun, called the Personal Mystery Sock Club. You take sock yarn from your […]

2015 Goals: Pit Stop

2015 Goals: Pit Stop

Like every other blogger and their aunts, I set some goals for myself for the year back in January. Now that 2015 is halfway done (what what?), it seemed like a good idea to check in. Cause, umm… I don’t remember everything I wrote. Since […]

A Star and a Swatch

A Star and a Swatch

Happy 4th of July! We’ve spent the day relaxing and having fun at a 4th of July picnic, despite being in Nairobi. Part of the festivities was a kids’ bike parade, so I decided last-minute to bling out my son’s bike a little. Last Christmas […]

KAL Fail

KAL Fail

How shameful is it to not complete my very own KAL? Starting in early May, I hosted my first very own knit along. The concept was simple – find the oldest yarn in your stash and help it graduate to become and FO by June […]

Who Is This Product Knitter?

Who Is This Product Knitter?

First off, Happy Worldwide Knit in Public Day! Today, June 13, is the day when you’re supposed to go out and knit in public, causing random strangers to ask, “Uh, is that knitting? My grandmother knits.” Resist the urge to poke them in the eye […]

Mish Mash and Catch Up

Mish Mash and Catch Up

Today’s post doesn’t have a particular theme – it’s just a catch up of everything that’s been going on in my knitting world for the past couple of weeks. I wasn’t able to post last weekend because we took a quick trip to Madagascar, but […]