2011 sock summit recap

ok, i know that i am dreadfully overdue in posting my account of the wondrous Sock Summit. generally, the more momentous the occasion, the longer it takes me to summon the insight i’d like to have in retelling it…

so without further heel-dragging, here we go. above you see the line to get into the Summit, […]

sock it to me!

i can’t believe i’m in PORTLAND! this is probably the american city that i’ve been most wanting to visit for years. i haven’t seen much of it yet, but so far it’s a really lovely town…

as you probably know, i am here for the 2011 Sock Summit, which begins tomorrow! i can […]

mindblowingly awesome news on many levels

i will likely have to revise this post at a future date into something more coherent. for now i just have to blurt out some information that i’ve been forbidden to share for MONTHS and now all that pent up excitement has been uncorked so brace yourself for some run-on sentences, typos (maybe) and overzealous […]

working on…

i thought i’d have time for a few more posts before leaving for nyc in the morning, but alas my usual time warp has occurred… so in the meantime here are a few quick pics of the projects i’ve been working on in my *spare* time. i didn’t realize until now, seeing them together, that […]

sheep and wool annual report

above you see my bounty from the 2009 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival. for the first time i was able to go BOTH DAYS, since i now live upstate and can drive myself there. the Ulster Handspinners (my guild) has a booth every year, so this year i was actually a vendor and got to […]

more socks

i know these are very plain-jane (knitwise, anyway) and they’re not even toe-up, but i started them on the 12-hour train ride i took to go home to cleveland for the holidays, and i finally finished them a couple weeks ago. i love how space-dyed yarns make weird patterns as you go; i have even […]

sock love

i’ve got a thing for socks. knee socks, in particular. i have a lot of them; kind of a collection, if you will. i have socks i love so much that i’ve never even worn them. and socks are one of the few things i knit (usually i prefer to crochet). i have only knit […]

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