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September 3, 2013
We've Got EGG!! (and socks)

Yep - very 1st egg landed this morning - I'm so excited! You'd think no other chicken had ever laid an egg :)

1st egg

Gloria is doing the happy dance!

Gloria

I promise this won't turn in to a chicken blog, but I couldn't contain myself today!

Cam wants handknit socks for pond hockey this winter- I told him I'd make him a pair if I could use this fiber ... He readily agreed.

dynomite

I divided the braid in half lengthwise and spun each half end to end into a long single which I then chain plied for striped socks - 407 yards (122 grams) of wonderful soft shiny fingering weight yarn.

dynomite

dynomite

and knit some wild HAPPY socks

dynomite socks

Pattern: 7X1 rib - basic socks made to fit Cam perfectly
Yarn: 3.5 ounces handspun FatCatKnits Panda Blend (SW Merino/Bamboo/Nylon 60/30/10) in Dy-no-mite colorway.
Needles: 2 socks on one 2.25 mm 40" circular

dynomite socks

He loves them!

dynomite socks

Kayaking in NH last week :)

kayaking

If you have comments or questions or want to contact me for any reason, just email or contact me on Ravelry. Thanks :)

 

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