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Socks on the Street

I got an email early in Socktoberfest from blogless Leslie (who I am hoping to meet in San Francisco in a few days!), about how to work your handcrafted socks into your day-to-day fashion: I would love to see photos [...]

Double Time: Tutorials for 2 Socks on 2 Circs

In these waning hours of Socktoberfest, it has become very clear that there is just no way that a mere calendar month – even one with 31 days! – can do these socks any justice. There is just so much [...]

Coming Up Roses

The view from here is quite pleasant. The goal I have been working towards for over two years is nearly complete: I finished my Library School comprehensive exams successfully on Saturday afternoon. While I will not officially find out the [...]

Customize: Tutorials for Unique Socks

So you have knit some sock patterns here and there, but you want something truly unique, something customized to your own aesthetic and style, whether you choose a whole new pattern, or build off an existing one. Here are some [...]

Lace Leaves

LACE (NOT SO) KNEE HIGHS Yarn: Three Waters Farm Merino in "Etudes in Brown" colorway Source: Maryland Sheep and Wool 2006 purchase Pattern: "Lace Knee Highs" from Interweave Knits, Winter 2004 Needles: Inox size 2.5mm (US 1.5) metal Notes: Features [...]