My shark mitts are done! Outdoor sunlight picture… Indoor daytime picture. Either way, although this is a cute pattern, it definitely needed yarns with more contrast! As Sarah suggested, I am planning on adapting this to socks, and will definitely be picking different yarns. Although I am stocked up with yarn and projects in a… Continue reading Friday FOs
Well, Shark Week 2020 has set sail without me. We don’t have cable, and the season is not for sale on Amazon, which is how we have watched it the last several years. Apparently it is available on several streaming services, but none that were practical for us to access. But that is OK! We… Continue reading My Own Private Shark Week
For those of you who are Shark Week inclined, it is coming up! It starts this coming Sunday 8/9 and goes through the week. Jimmy Beans generally puts out some kind of shark week sock kit, which I always get and sometimes even make 🙂 This year they are doing something a little different. Shark… Continue reading Shark Week!
This week I started my second of hopefully six pairs of socks for this year – 3D Shark Socks! The toes, heels, and ribbing are the white with red speckles, and the rest is the shark gray. The shark is done in texture and a little bit of lace stitching on the leg part, so… Continue reading Sock It To Me Monday
In my last post, I complained a little bit that it didn’t look like there were going to be any Shark Week sock kits coming out of Jimmy Beans this year. Well, right after I published it, I decided to Google around a bit and see if anyone else was doing a shark week sock… Continue reading Shark Sock News
As I have mentioned several times before, I am kind of easily distracted. It takes nothing more than a tantalizing project or yarn to pull me completely off of a carefully thought-out and solid knitting plan. Up until recently, I had such a plan. I am going to finish Glenesk and Call of the Siren… Continue reading A Sheep, A Shark, and a Camping Trip
Even in my knitting bag 🙂 This past week I continued on in soxual experimentation with my first pair of top down socks. As previously mentioned, I have been trying out different sock-knitting methods, and all my previous attempts have been toe up, for a variety of reasons. These socks are the results of a… Continue reading It’s Shark Week Everywhere!