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Designer Spotlight: Ho Ho Ho Slipper Socks by Lesley Richards

Most knitters have a disaster story or two from their beginner projects. Lesley Richards refers to hers as the “Mega Sock.” She only knit the one, which was big enough to fit both of her feet, and kept it as a reminder to always check gauge. These days, Lesley not only knits socks that fit,… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Ho Ho Ho Slipper Socks by Lesley Richards

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Giveaway: Happy Feet

Looking for knits that'll knock your socks off? Cathy Carron's latest book, Happy Feet, has more than 40 patterns - some with multiple variations - that will satisfy sock knitters of every skill. From simple slippers to zippered leg warmers to socks with beads, bobbles and buttoned pockets, Carron has covered this knitting niche from knee to toe.… Continue reading Giveaway: Happy Feet

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Emily Explains: Some Fun Knitting Facts

I adore the fall...the cool air settling in...freshly sharpened pencils...mornings with tea and a good book... and,  most importantly, the big fat fall fashion issues that are delivered to me! They're full of beautiful photography, clothes and works of art that inspire us throughout the season. Sometimes it takes an effort to read and not knit,… Continue reading Emily Explains: Some Fun Knitting Facts