Making good progress on my Soft Pretzel socks! I am halfway done with the leg part, so 3 more inches of pattern knitting, then 12 rows of ribbing, and done! Shortly after I finish these, I am going to do a pair for my SIL (brother’s wife) as well. Mom ordered a kit for her… Continue reading Sock Progress
Yesterday DH, my Mom and I all went out the Alaska State Fair for the day! Our big fair food treat is deep-fried cheese curds, which we got and ate as soon as we got in the gate. The same stand sells my DH’s favorite treat – pork-chop-on-a-stick. I get *one* bite of the pork… Continue reading AK State Fair!
We had our day at the fair today, and I am beat! Will do a full report tomorrow. But for today I will leave you with this news from the world of big Alaska vegetables! You may be wondering “Should I spend my precious time reading about big vegetables?” If so, allow me to tempt… Continue reading Yes, We Do Have Big Veggies in These Here Parts
And just another song title! But it pretty much was. I’m moving along OK on the socks, but there’s nothing startling happening there. Tomorrow DH and I took the day off, and he and Mom and I are heading out to the AK State Fair! So I should have something a bit more interesting to… Continue reading Just Another Day
The heels of my Soft Pretzel socks are turned! I was a little worried, as I read the directions twice and parts of it seemed a little weird. But then when I just got in there and did it, it worked out fine. Here is the nifty patterned back of the heel… And here once… Continue reading To Every Heel Turn, Turn, Turn
I’m planning on going to a knitting convention next year, and I’m stuck between going to a Vogue Knitting Live again, or trying out a Stitches convention. I know I like VK Live, but the Stitches conventions might be pretty good too. So I’m looking for opinions – have you been to a Stitches? If… Continue reading Decision, Decisions
Tonight I got back to my Soft Pretzel socks, and got some pretty good progress in. I have about 8 rows left of foot and adding to the gussets, then on to the heels! I tried them on again this evening, and they are fitting really beautifully! Here is a kind of blurry shot of… Continue reading Back to the Socks