Tag: DH

What Can You Learn from Manufactured Socks?

Q.  Does anybody else live with a husband, SO or otherwise adult male who simply can't get the hang of turning his socks (and underwear, and t-shirts) right side out before tossing into the laundry hamper? (A.  Does a bear crap in the woods?) I admit my equally adult response to this is, that while…

Fair Isle Just Doesn’t Work for Socks

Today I have an actual FO to share and some "experience", free gratis.  You know what experience is, right? "Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted."  ~~ Dan Stanford Ta-da!  Here is the latest in socks for DH. I was pretty against the idea of knitting plain navy blue socks…

Knitting Jargon on the Interwebs

Yesterday at the LYS, I took part in a discussion about SABLE. What, you never heard of SABLE?  You might even be a member of SABLE! SABLE stands for "Stash Acquired Beyond Life Expectancy".  A person becomes a member of this group when she owns more yarn than she can reasonably expect to knit in…

Oh No, Not Another Sock Summit Blog Post

Well, unless you’ve very recently come out of a coma, you’re aware that this past weekend heralded the Most Awesomely Amazing Knitting Event Ever in the History of the Universe, right here in PDX. Of course, I am referring to the Sock Summit held at the Convention Center. Although I am personally not much on…