Zen And The Art of Darning Socks

Sometime toward the end of last week it became apparent that almost half of Mr. Knitting Sarah’s handknit socks were starting to go threadbare. When it rains, it pours, right?! I mentioned to Mr. KS that I’d started another pair, but that he might need to supplement with some ready-to-wear socks. He informed me that […]

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You’re Knitting… From Your Knitting?

Late last week I finished up some socks for Mr Knitting Sarah. I’d started them for the drive and subsequent waterpark adventure with the kiddos and then finished them off a few days later. I tend to use DK weight for his socks, so despite his size 12 foot they fly off the needles. They […]

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Summer is for Shorties

I was totally one of those people who didn’t “get” handknit socks until I started making them. And now I have 3 pairs of commercially made shortie socks and the rest are all handmade. I walk daily and as I’ve gotten older I’ve gotten smarter about not wearing flip-flops when I do. These days, I […]

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Socks With Sarah Rolls Onward

It’s the middle of February and so far in the very casual Socks with Sarah KAL this year I’ve finished 2 pairs of socks and have one more pair about 2/3 done. Today I get to show you that second finished pair — hooray! I guess technically speaking they are the first pair I cast-on, […]

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Works in Progress

Spring has definitely shifted from being in our queue to being a work in progress here. Earlier this week on Instagram I shared that our cherry bushes are even in bloom… They are so pretty — one of my favorites from our yard. Thus with the onset of spring, comes the urge for spring cleaning. […]

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All About Socks: Yarn Basics

As promised, I’m going to talk about some sock basics as we get ready for our Socks with Sarah KAL. Today’s topic is probably everyone’s favorite: Yarn. Right off the bat I want to say that if you want to know everything you can know about what cocktail of fiber & twist you want for […]

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