Happy, striped socks | what should I be writing about?

I seem to cast on a pair of socks each Christmas, finish at least one sock, and then finish the pair by sometime mid-spring. These weren’t any different as I cast off on 6 March. Interestingly, the only reason I did focus on them was because I wanted to start something else, and felt that I have too many UFOs (unfinished objects) floating around. There’s … Continue reading Happy, striped socks | what should I be writing about?

The Great Sock Rush of 2016

I wanted a nice, thick pair of raggsockor so I knit myself a pair. And then I cast on another pair, yet another and finally one more. I’d waited a week or so to write this post, just to see if the rush was over, but I’m eyeing that grey-marled yarn for another pair… these socks are addictive! They’re soft, warm, fun and they knit up ridiculously fast.

The weather here in Sweden has been wet and hovering just below zero. Spring is starting to peek around the corner, but there’s nothing as cozy as a thick pair of socks – unless it’s a thick pair of socks with a cup of coffee.

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Sock blockers for my birthday!

My mom bought me a pair of nice sock blockers for my birthday and then shipped them to Sweden for me. I haven’t actually had sock blockers before and wow, they make the socks look amazing! Plus – dragons! This is definitely incentive to finish the other Monkey sock so I can go ahead and wet block them! I promise there are better pictures coming – but … Continue reading Sock blockers for my birthday!