I got my Ravelry invite about an hour ago. I'm pretending that the reason I haven't blogged in the last few weeks is that I've been on strike until my Ravelry invite came in. Clearly not true, but help me out: ...Read More

I've been waiting patiently for Ravelry to either go live or send me a beta invite, but it's getting tough, what with all the shout outs from other Sockapalooza knitters. The idea is this: you enter all sorts of information ...Read More

Mike and I went to the Salamon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration last Saturday (silly us, not bringing the camera — no pictures, unfortunately), ostensibly to look at stuff, but really to buy Mike a spindle. He's not at all interested ...Read More

Hello, my friendly sock pal! Thanks for leaving me a comment — I knew you were out there, but having some proof thereof is helpful. I know I left some kind-of persnickety instructions in my profile about color (What can ...Read More

It's a turtle. I made it for Mike for his birthday. It isn't necessarily that he likes turtles or anything. For some reason I started calling him turtle, as in, "Hi, Turtle, I'm home," or, "You're such a turtle." And, ...Read More

I just retrieved my sock pal's information, and by some wonderful stroke of luck, our feet/ankles/calves are almost exactly the same size. How very convenient. I've had these on the needles for about a month now: They're lovely — the gorgeous yarn ...Read More

Once upon a time, when I re-started knitting, I decided to make Mike a sweater. I had never made any kind of garment or spent any time on gauge, or even sewn any pieces of knitting together, but I would ...Read More

I said I wasn't going to do it again, but I did it again. I signed up for Sockapalooza 4 and volunteered to be a sock savior in case someone else drops out. At least I have several months before ...Read More

I may have mentioned that I have my own room at our house. It's a luxury of which, as an oldest child of four, I am deeply appreciative. A couple weeks ago we made a stop at Ikea, and I ...Read More

Right. Knitting. I've been finishing like crazy, so much like crazy that I don't have pictures of some of it and you'll have to take my word for it. I finished Michelle's black cabled scarf and hat, and brought them to ...Read More