Category Archives: sock yarn

Indie Dyer: Susan Gomes of WitchCandy

Happy weekend everyone! I’m so excited to feature Susan Gomes of WitchCandy this weekend. I have been smitten with Susan’s work for a LONG time–especially her “Birch Fire,” “Utah Mesa,” and “Sunset Hair,” which are super hard to get a … Continue reading

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Episode 14: Windy WIPs and GIVEAWAY!

In today’s episode, I chat about WIPs while enjoying the outdoors! I also take a look back at some early spinning and knitting work as an encouragement to beginners. And, of course, I feature lots of indie dyers and fiber … Continue reading

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Loop by Casapinka

I have joined a couple of sock yarn clubs–something I was always skeptical of doing. But I love surprises and there are very few *good* surprises in life, thus: sock yarn clubs! But this means that I have an even … Continue reading

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Episode 13: A Tale of Two Blankets

Happy to report that Episode 13: “A Tale of Two Blankets” is up on Youtube! Show notes are below. Giveaway winner announced! Thanks for spending some fun time with me šŸ™‚   Show Notes: Our Loft/Exercise Room Jenise Hope Persian … Continue reading

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FO: Rocket Ship Socks

I mentioned these socks inĀ Episode 8 of the podcast, where IĀ discussed the intentional color-pooling experiment that is central to these socks. The base pattern is a play on Susan B. Anderson’s “How I Make My Socks” to which I added … Continue reading

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Socks on the Needles . . . Always

These are for my dear partner in crime, Spencer. I have only made him one pair of socks . . . how is that possible? And they were out of Arne and Carlos Regia–which is lovely and durable, but not … Continue reading

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Uncharted Territory

This past weekend, I traveled to Atlanta for a conference. The trip was uneventful, really; but the knitting was not. As I’ll explain in a later post (once things have blocked and dried), I finished my Waiting for Rain shawl … Continue reading

Posted in custom pattern, knee socks, knitting, sock yarn, socks, travel, unexpected, WIP | 8 Comments