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Sock #5 - I know it looks weird but it's for my husband's big 'ol feet. LOL

Sock #5 – I know it looks weird but it’s for my husband’s big ‘ol feet. LOL

A fellow blogger reminded me that it has been a very long time since my last post. Unfortunately, I didn’t see her message until 20 days after she sent it. So I feel like a complete and total heel. Life has been crazy, but that is no excuse. I felt bad the first time I missed a bird, but when you miss 10 in a row, the 11th is nothing. Life has gotten in the way or sewing and knitting and I miss it. I can’t even live in denial – there is electronic proof on my site that I haven’t made a post since April 27th. More than a month…

I walked into my sewing room last night, saw the mess and promptly walked right back out. Last time I was in there I tore it up looking for some fun buttons for Kristen. Never found them, but the mess remains.

So can only leave you with a sock i finished about a week ago. Sock #5. Thank you FC5 for turning me on to knitting and giving me a kick in the pants to get back on it.

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My first pattern. I may not do patterns again…

 

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I’m back! Sort of…

It’s been awhile since my last bird. While the bird factory is temporarily shut down some knitting has occurred. I’m almost done with my second pair of socks and I have a good start on my infinity scarf. I am still learning socks. My husband tells everyone “well she’s made 4 socks and none of them are the same size.” Thanks babe…

  

3 Socks Complete!

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I am still learning socks. This is my first gusset heel. The short row heel was easy to do, but the results for the gusset are much better. My only problem is knowing when to start it. I think I started it about 1/2 inch too late. And if you are thinking “That’s one looooong sock” it actually fits ok. Kinda sad… But my feet are 10 inches long ­čśŽ It does look funny though.

In addition to finishing a sock today, I made my customary bird and got some bird fabric. The husband got some plants. The quilt shop and the nursery are right next to each other. It works out.

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For Him

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For Me

 

Socks… Socks… Socks…

Learnin'

Learnin’

I worked a long┬áday today and I didn’t have the energy to sew a bird. I sat out on the patio knitting for a few minutes until the bugs got to be too annoying.

So here are some pictures of my socks. The sock on the bottom or left is my first attempt and the one on the right or top is my second. Clearly, gauge is everything.

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