Socktoberfest 2008

Socktoberfest 2008 was my first Socktoberfest, but it will not be the last. I found it useful to have a supportive community available to help me through those UFOs.

For my first Socktoberfest I set dual goals. I wanted to learn to knit Magic Loop socks, and I needed to complete at least the Vanilla Mansocks and the Grreen and Grrowllies.

I licked the Magic Loop and used it to produce Socktober Mountain socks, then popped the Vanilla Mansocks onto the loop to finish them. A pair of Mama Janes slippers also came to fruition and the Grreen and Grrowllies made good headway, eventually finishing off just outside the Soctoberfest month, and being finally grafted on the 4th November.

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It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

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