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Scrappy Sock Ingenuity


My ongoing affection for scrappy projects was recently rekindled when I spied these fabulous Scrappy Happy socks from Andrea of the A Sunny Day for Bluej blog. She shared her project in our Ravelry group and sent me down the best kind of scrappy sock wormhole, searching for more information and how-to’s. Andrea used a basic sock pattern and …read more

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Even More Afterthought Heels

Thumb Join Afterthought Heel Sock Knitting

In my post First Socks, then Heels, I discussed a bit about the how of afterthought heels, but I didn’t really address the why of them, other than to admire that ability to put them in after the rest of the sock is knit. There’s a couple more excellent reasons to choose an afterthought heel: When using patterned or self striping yarn, the …read more

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First Socks, then Heels

Knitting Tube Socks with Afterthought Heels

My Arizona raised Grandgirls are facing their first Utah winter, so their Grandma, that would be me, is hard at work stitching up some quick and easy wool socks to get them through those frosty early morning treks to the bus stop. When you count them and their two little cousins, there are six Grandkids – that’s twelve chilly little tootsies that …read more

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