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Once Upon A Sock - June

It was a good month for sock knitting - and a bad month for staying below my target of 12 pairs of socks in 2019. I started the month finishing Leon's Game of Thrones House Martell socks. They were there sort of pattern that is fun, but a bit annoying. I figured I wouldn't be knitting any more socks in May, and cast on a test knit jumper...which didn't take me as long as I expected, and I needed a good quick project to finish up Good Beer Week, so I cast on the Fork In the Road socks. How I love helical stripes. (I thought they were called helictical, and had to google for the right name. I like my version better.) 

 And finally I did a quick test knit of some 8ply house socks. So my sock count for the year is at 7, but I have no regrets, because it got very cold here, and I've barely taken these socks off. when I'm home, I'm wearing my red flannel pyjamas, my carbeth and these socks. Heaven for winter. I'm currently knitting a dress, so new socks should be thin on the ground in June. Probably. It's knitting up surprisingly fast. I'm linking up with Once Upon a sock, where people come to talk about SOCKS. Come see what everyone else is knitting, or join the link up.


  1. How can you ever go wrong with too many pairs of homemade socks? Love all three of yours!

    1. My sock draw is FULL! No room for more...but I can't stop knitting them.


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