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A lot of the fiber arts I enjoy are things like tatting, netmaking, chair caning, and even weaving, where people will come up to me when I demonstrate and solemnly tell me, "That's a lost art."

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21 January 2009

Sunny Day Dance

Monday and yesterday we had sun!

But don't worry. All the snow did not melt. The high temperature yesterday was still only 19 degrees F (-7 C).

Today it's a balmy 24 F (-4 C) so far, and I am almost through the heel turn on the latest pair of socks.

I really have to cut back on the socks for myself. When I hung dry laundry on the drying rack by the soapstone stove just now, I had eight pairs of handknit socks hanging there.

Now, what to do with all this sock yarn?

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9 Comments:

Blogger Rose Red said...

I'm not sure I see the problem??!! The more socks you have, the longer they last! That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it!!

5:02 PM  
Blogger Knit - R - Done said...

Weave it. Weave a machine-washable blanket in strips.

Or send it to me and I'll weave it.

6:16 PM  
Blogger Walden said...

There is no such thing as too many hand made socks!

8:03 PM  
Blogger Lona said...

Ahem. One can NOT have too many hand knit socks. That's just crazy talk.

8:30 PM  
Blogger Knitting Linguist said...

Umm, looking at all that snow, I'd say that you need *more* handknit socks, not less! :)

12:05 AM  
Blogger Donna Lee said...

That's a problem? I was thinking I need more drawer space because handknit socks take up more space. I wear each and every pair and love them all. Your new ones are great colors.

12:11 PM  
Blogger Geek Knitter said...

Gorgeous short-row heel!

1:42 PM  
Blogger Roxie said...

Gloves and mittens. Hats and scarves. Knit a moebius. (too many hand-knit socks? Do I have anything you would like to trade for? I hate knitting socks!)

Hooray for sun! And what do cats and small dogs do for bathroom facilities when the snow gets that deep?

9:47 AM  
Blogger Bells said...

Sorry? Cut back on socks? Why?

FABULOUS snow photos!

1:51 PM  

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