Sockin’ Along

And the first Sock of Summer marches on! I love two circs, although there is still some moving of stitches, but that must be the norm, regardless of what kind and how many sticks you use to make said sock. However, the sock would likely be done if I hadn’t decided I really want to finish that vest before it’s too hot to enjoy it. So, the sock will become my portable project and the project I grab when my hands want a bit of a break from the somewhat tedious stockinette and garter stitches of the vest, and/or from the weight of the vest. Bamboo is a light, fun yarn, but in vest proportions, it still weighs a lot!
I also have a bit of housekeeping to do here on the blog. Anne has opened sign-ups for round two of the dishcloth exchange, which is aptly called Dog Days of Summer. Of course, the boys think Auntie Anne must have named it just for them, and they’re thinking up some fun contests and prizes based on that theme! (Mugsy is *SURE* the wet, white dog is an artistic rendering of him.) Please sign up before midnight on June 30th and join us in this bit of summer fun.

Next, being the joiner that I am in the online knitting world, I had to join Michelle’s Christmas KAL. I haven’t even started thinking about Christmas knitting yet, so it’s good to have a friend and a KAL to smack me into reality. Tune in here for an upcoming list, although I suspect there will be a few mystery items, as my friends and family have started to check in here too. The more the merrier, and Christmas is all about being merry, so do join me there too.

We now return to the knitting already in progress…

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3 comments on “Sockin’ Along

  1. Sue J. says:

    Thanks so much for the link the Christmas KAL. Never too soon to get started on the Holiday Knitting. Your socks look great, and I am so glad you like 2 circs. Have fun and a great weekend.

  2. Devonshire says:

    I joined the XMAS KAL too! I can’t wait to come up with my list – hopefully it isn’t too crazy. The sock looks great!

  3. Virtuous says:

    So do you like knitting on 2 circulars for socks?

    If all goes well with 2 socks on one needle I plan to knit up socks this Christmas for everyone! :oD

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