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signs of stress, and stash-busting

You know that sock I started a day and a half ago? Well, here's where it stands now: Almost ready to start the heel flap!  This is a sure sign that I am stressed, as when I am stressed, I like to knit round and round and round almost obsessively.  So socks are very soothing… Continue reading signs of stress, and stash-busting

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Socktoberfest starts a little early

This Monday, it was a little chilly, so I decided to wear one of my pairs of handknit wool socks to school. So I grabbed my "stripy socks" (the ones which appear, in a very zoomed-in form, in my header), laced up my shoes, and noticed: My socks match my shoes! The bright greens were… Continue reading Socktoberfest starts a little early