We’ve been hunkered down through a week long power out and biting our nails while Kincade Fire raged in Sonoma County very close by, and my friends from around the world have been worried about us from hearing about it on the news. California is once again the crazy Wild West, its been a rough last week in October, but November is at long last here. Oh, and today is Emma’s half birthday.
As a little celebration of Emma’s fourteenth half birthday, I am having a little two-for-one pattern spree for Walking With Emma (a collection of eight sock patterns) over on Ravelry , and for details on that, please check it out on my forum post here.
In any case, we’re busy hanging doors, tiling, and in general making our house more of a home every weekend. I suppose soon I ought to post some house project photos, but here is one ~~ the laundry line is up!
I am revisiting footsteps ~ a journey of finished samples from my own sock patterns ~ this one being my favorite and most recent sock pattern, “Walking With Emma”, and which I submitted two months ago today.
In recent days it has been refreshingly cool, a sort of “eye in storm” of typical scorching heat of August, so knitting up the second sock from the original stack of ten-at-a-time was quite pleasurable, and the perfect thing to be doing it seems, while the house rebuilding crawls through the summer months.
Anyway, this was really fun self-striping Kroy yarn that I picked up at the local Michaels store, and I’m pretty sure this very pair is my favorite of the ten. Must finish up more of these to keep my spirits up ~~ so watch this space!
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Pattern: Walking With Emma in the 2-stitch cable variation.
Yarn: Kroy Socks
Details: on Ravelry HERE.