Slowly Working on Getting Back to Blogging


In an attempt to slowly get caught back up on blogging my posts may be short. I know, I know – you’re just dying for me to ramble on incessantly about how amazing and interesting my life is but please, don’t cry! 😉

Where to start? Hmm…at the beginning I suppose, catching up on three weeks of knitting. If I go by my Flickr  timeline then I need to start with (one) of my new pairs of socks! Thanks to Operation Sock Drawer and especially Knitting with Sarah’s #sockswithsarah KAL my sock drawer is almost presentable! This pair was once again Magic Looped, which is now officially my favorite way in the world to make socks. I used Patons Kroy Sock Yarn in the color way  Singin’ the Blues – which is a great name for a pair of socks! I’m also sticking with my version of the Knitmore Girl’s Vanilla Sock Pattern. I know it’s time to try something new, but until my hubby gets a pair of socks on his feet I’m sticking with the happy-go-lucky sock pattern that makes me so … so happy!

Singin' the Blues Socks

Singin’ the Blues Socks

I am really getting the hang of this whole sock thing, so much so that this is my seventh pair since October. It used to be that turning the heel really slowed me down, but learning to knit backwards has saved my hands that awful back and forth motion. I used to cringe when I saw this on my needles….

Time for the (not so) dreaded instep shaping.

Time for the (not so) dreaded instep shaping.

Now I just go merrily along my way. Next pair? Well (spoiler) they’re already done! But that is for another day. Remember – I am trying to recover from my B.A.D.D so give me a little time. Until then friends and neighbors, I am going to be chillin’ in my Singin’ the Blues Socks!

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14 thoughts on “Slowly Working on Getting Back to Blogging

  1. lottieknits

    Gosh, I’ve never knitted backwards! Well done on your prolific sock knitting 🙂

    I know the feeling about blogging, I’ve been post-less for too long, but designing deadlines have to take priority, which also means all my knitting is secret so, even if I had the chance to post I wouldn’t have anything to post about. My latest sample went in the post this week though, so I’m treating myself to my first weekend off since November and some selfish knitting!

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  2. Rob's Surf Report

    I’m so jealous, I’ve had that sock pattern in an open page on Safari on my phone since you first mentioned it. I wish I had more time to knit, I have yet to make my first pair of heeled socks.

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