Wednesday, November 01, 2006


I have been a terrible blogger this month, and I'm sorry for being so neglectful. I think part of my problem is that I always feel I need to post something substantive, with lots of pictures. Maybe if I just gave myself permission to write one-paragraph posts, I'd magically find the time to post more often. Anyway, thanks for checking to see if I still exist, Sangeeta. On with the post!

Socktoberfest is over, and I hardly posted about it at all. That's because I barely had time to knit this past month, let alone blog about it. And I didn't even manage to knit one whole pair of socks from start to finish during Socktoberfest. I did, however finally finish the Jaywalkers:

I also started another pair for myself with the Cherry Tree Hill yarn, using the PGR toe-up technique, and a pattern stitch from Knitting Vintage Socks:

Sorry the photo is so dark. It looked fine on the camera!

And last, but most certainly not least, I am swatching for a pair for Taz. These are definitely going to be toe-up as well, because I've never knit socks for big feet before, and I don't know how long the cuff will get before I run out of yarn:

So, that's really the whole knitting update from me. As much as I need to finish the two cardigans, and as much as I want to work on Hanging Vines, it seems like 99% of my knitting time lately is 5 minutes here, 10 minutes there, during my commute. So socks are it. Good thing I love knitting them so much!

Oh, and you wanted a life update too? Well, that will have to wait, alas. Partly because there's not a ton to tell, and mostly because I've got tons of work to do and really shouldn't spend any more time today blogging.


Jenn said...

Lovely jaywalkers! And your new socks look great!

Zarzuela said...

Great Jaywalkers! The other is looking good too. I bet Taz will be a happy boy when he experiences hand knit socks! :)


Lía said...

Han quedado preciosos los calcetines y me encanta el color ;)

Anonymous said...

Wow! That looks great! I finally saw the finished product! :) I love the cherry tree hill color!!! I'll have to eventually get some real sock yarn!

Kristin said...

I definitely need a life update! I will try to call/chat with you soon - my life is moving at warpspeed and I'm sure yours is too! Your birthday is drawing near too.... :-) xoxo