Katherine the Great
I like to think of myself as a storyteller. Mostly I tell stories about knitting.

In the fall of 2008, I was inspired to make a burnt orange and white star baby blanket for a dear friend who also happens to be a UT grad. At the time, I didn’t know if she was planning another baby, but it just felt like a good idea. I sent the blanket to the Texas State Fair and it won honorable mention.Star BlanketS_1
Fast forward to 2014. My good friend welcomed a daughter into the world, and I congratulated her in the best way I know, with very tiny socks.
PhalangesIMG_6242
Pattern: Phalanges by Clare Devine
Needles: 2.25mm
Knitting Time Needed: 9 hours (faster if you’re proficient at sewing in a picot edging)
Yarn: In the end, the Mommy-to-be and I dove into her stash and came up with burnt orange sock yarn. I wanted the orange to be Longhorn approved and her stash is heavy with burnt orange options.

Ps. When baby girl has outgrown these socks, I’ll to turn them into Christmas ornaments. One for baby girl and one for her priceless mom.

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I knit these cozy socks for my SIL. She’s like a sister to me and she loves the pink.
Marooned socks 

They arrived safely and they fit…squeee! This pattern is perfect for any variegated yarn you love but haven’t been able to match to a pattern. Some of the other projects are really striking and the pattern is written for a variety of gauges.

Bazooka Joe Socks

A kid that appreciates knit socks. I could not love him more.



Pattern: Marooned by Hunter Hammersen
Yarn: Hill Country Yarns Instant Gratification Sock Yarn (this is a sport weight)
Colorway: Bubble Gum
Needles: 2.5mm circs.

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I’ve been jonesing to finish these socks since Hunter Hammersen wrote “something may go swooping wildly about on the foot” in early December. There’s just something about a plain sock that isn’t really plain at all that appeals to me. And here they are. (right before they went in the mail to their photo shoot)

Aurin socks
I liked the yarn quite a bit. It feels amazing and has nice stitch definition. I’ll be using Caper sock again, but I think I’ll go with a semi-solid. Black Tulip (purple), Dark & Stormy (ocean blue), or Carina (gray) or… maybe I’ll go full on crazy and give Alexandrite a whirl.

Aurin socks
Yarn: String Theory – Caper Sock
Colorway: Beach Plum
Needles: 2.25mm Signature DPNs
Pattern: Aurin by Hunter Hammersen (COMING SOON!)

Aurin socks and plane

It's a bird, no, it's a plane, no, it's socks and a plane!



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