Despite the Knitting APB in the last blog post, the sock bag remains lost.  Fortunately, I dyed two skeins, so with the remaining skein and a sale on wood needles at Bluebird Yarn and Fiber last night, so the sock project is entering its Take 2 phase:


I will need some mindless knitting this coming week, because if all goes well, I will be clearing out my Mom’s house, closing on it, and moving a few of the needed and treasured items (using movers, not me).  A vanilla sock sounds like just the ticket, especially Afghans for Afghans has announced another youth campaign with amazing partners on the ground in Afghanistan and to help ship the items. Click the link to see the wonderful things this organization is doing!

One of my friends in crisis deserves a comfort knit, so I’ve also started a Traveling Woman shawl in Malabrigo Sock yarn in the Rayon Vert colorway, which has some of my friend’s favorite colors:


And my awesome cousin who spent a week of her life helping me to clean out my Mom’s house of all the household goods is getting a Twist Cardigan for Christmas – in Dream in Color Classy yarn:

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I did finish my project with the new Brooklyn Tweed yarn Shelter, and I promise I will write more when I’ve got the focus for it.