Tag Archives: Socks

Long Weekend Socks

Ah, Canada Day! When there are usually train rides and fireworks. I’m from Ottawa and generally try to go back for it, unless July 1 is a Wednesday or something. (When I found a nation our national day will always … Continue reading

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On the Bright Blue Side

This fall has seemed hard what with one thing and another. Stuff at the day job, construction outside my window, renovations at the library, Donald Trump winning an election that was not for Most Obnoxious Jackass. It’s about time for … Continue reading

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Small Coloured Things

For the last few years it seemed like I spent a lot of time thinking about colourwork projects, thinking about what patterns to make, which colours to pick. But then somehow¬† I never actually knit any of them. So it … Continue reading

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Done, Not Done

Done: A new pair of socks: Pattern is Nemesis which is basically a variation on the 2×2 garter rib sock I have knit eleventeen times. Recommended for fellow garter rib enthusiasts. (Er, assuming there are any.) The travelling stitches pull … Continue reading

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Halfway!

A couple of train rides and a bit of TV equals I need another weekend trip to finish the other one, right? Where should I go?

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Groove

Y’all, have I showed you eleventeen pairs of garter rib socks yet? Because I have surely knit approximately that many. It’s my standard reliable sock pattern. Perfect for some train trips and watching the Tour de France. Also from the … Continue reading

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Miss Marple, With Socks

Of late I’ve been on a bit of an Agatha Christie jag. Y’all, my new goal is to be Miss Marple when I grow up. Step 1: Keep knitting. So far, so good: To keep the jag thing going I’ve … Continue reading

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