Fearless about Firsts – My First Knit Socks

FirstSocksFeature

Though I’ve been knitting for 10+ years now, there are still many stitches, techniques, and projects I have yet to try. Only in the past 5 years have I started to place more value on the craft of knitting and crocheting and trying to improve my skills and learn more.[Read more]

Socktober!

Hand Knitted Socks

What is this Socktober thing? Socktober was launched by Kid President creator Brad Montague four years ago. It’s a movement to get kids and grown-ups to help the homeless in an easy, fun way. Watch Kid President state 3 questions that could change the world.   Had you heard of[Read more]

Sock Pattern Book is Like a Well Used Cookbook

Book: 2-at-a-time socks

Does anyone else’s washing machine or clothes dryer eat socks (only one of the pair of course)?  Where do they go? The last sock I was missing was a hand knitted sock which caused me great sadness.  The next time I did laundry I began to think – sometimes items[Read more]

First Steps

First Socks - Self-Striping

Just as a baby takes his or her first steps, crafters take their first steps in the creative world.  And like a toddler falling over and over eventually learns to navigate with their new mode of transportation, a crafter learns by making mistakes over and over until eventually she masters[Read more]

Speech Meet Socks Finished

Waterfall Socks

Don’t you love it when you finish a project?  Well I have finished my “Speech Meet” Socks.  I started these socks in January with the intention of working on them during down time at my daughter Mackenzie’s speech meets.  Well, she was often performing both sessions in each round so[Read more]