Ribbed for his pleasure

These socks have been languishing on the needles since mid-February, but they are now finished!  The yarn is Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in the colorway Fiddlehead.  I used most of the ball, but I have about 17.5 grams left–enough to make Z some matching...

Socktober Sale!

I just released my Girl with the Purled Toes pattern on Ravelry! It’s a pretty basic toe-up sock, with heel flaps, done two at a time using magic loop. The purled toe gives a roomier feel to the toe, and adds a little contrast to the rest of the sock. This is...

Brain exhaustion

I made it through my dissertation proposal! I can begin my somewhat altered study. Phew. Thank goodness. My brain is tired and I’d like to send it on vacation for a little while. Stockinette usually helps with this, so I think a few rows of that might do the...

Albatross Socks

These socks lived on my needles for a looooong time. They felt like quite the albatross around my neck at times. This yarn started out as Copper Penny Socks, but when I picked them up to work on them again there was a tiny hole in the toe area and I wasn’t even...

Jaywalking in the park

I’m definitely a fan of the Jaywalker socks, as you can see here and here. I made them with Koigu two other times, which was wonderful and delightfully soft. This version is made from Vesper Sock in the colorway Astro. When helping me pack up my yarn room for my...