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Knitter’s Book of Socks

Knitter’s Book of Socks

Many thanks to Potter Craft for sending this copy of the newly released The Knitter’s Book of Socks by Clara Parkes!  The release of the book coincided perfectly with Socktoberfest this year. If you are familiar with Clara’s writing, you [...]

Knit a Squarey

The allure of Jess Hutchinson’s knit toy designs (Rav link) is that they are simple, yet so cute.  Take Squarey for instance: Two 12 x 12 squares, sewn together with arms and legs, eyes and mouth around a pillow form:  [...]


The most exciting thing about my parents’ move to eastern Pennsylvania is that when I visit them, there are so many new places to explore.  Mom told me several times “You are going to love it here!” and when I [...]

A One and a Two…

Only one more week in this year’s Socktoberfest!  Do you have some last minute knits that you are working on? Unlike the last two years, I actually was able to finish something – TWO things even! – within the confines [...]

Keep Tahoe Blue! (and Socktoberfest!)

Keep Tahoe Blue! (and Socktoberfest!)

Seven years of Socktoberfest! I can hardly believe that this experiment of a nascent sock knitter has lasted this long and grown into such a fun annual event.  Are you planning to cast on for some socks for Socktoberfest 2011? [...]