Monday, July 28, 2008

Orange You Hedera?

So here is my 4th pair for Summer of Socks 2008. The pattern is Hedera by Cookie A. I made them from Knit Picks Palette yarn in Apricot. They are very orangey. I think they are great. The lace pattern looks difficult but it was really easy.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Hair Issues

I have been wearing a hair "system" for years. They put it on and once a month I would go in, have it removed, cleaned and styled. In between I would shampoo it and all but it would get itchy and start to get loose. Sometimes I would have to retape the front. Well I did this because my hair was really thin. But I had been thinking that it was just too much work and I was not that good at styling it anyway. So I bought a wig and shaved my head!! I like it. I will wear the wig to work. It is really cute but I don't mind going bald. Just a couple of years ago I never would have thought if going bald. My how we change.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Third SOS08 Pair Finished

This is my third pair of socks for Summer of Socks 2008. I had not used this brand (ONline) before but I really enjoyed it and it was easy to line up the colors so the socks match pretty well. I am really enjoying this SOS thing. I know I will do it next year.

Thursday, July 10, 2008


I finished the Monkeys for Summer of Socks 2008. I just love this pattern by Cookie A. I found it on It such an easy pattern but it is really pretty.

Monday, July 7, 2008

A Fatal Waltz by Tasha Alexander

The third book in the Lady Emily series does not disappoint. This time Emily travels to Austria as she tries to clear the husband of her best friend of a murder. These books really take you right into Victorian times but the characters are modern enough to keep me interested.

Saturday, July 5, 2008

Monkey Love

Well, this is the start of a new love affair. I love this sock pattern called Monkey. I am making my first pair of this pattern for Summer of Socks 2008. I am using a pretty banana yellow. It is called Lemon, but it is really more banana, which is suiting for a Monkey sock.

First Pair Finished

I finished these on 6/29 but just got around to posting them. I could not figure out the color repeat so they don't match but I think they look OK. One pair down for Summer of Socks 2008.