Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Holy Cow! There's no way I can possibly find time to send a reply message to everyone who has posted an entry in the giveaway, but I have been scanning the comments and reading what you have posted. I can't believe how many of you are out there reading. I'm so glad you've found my blog and I hope you find something interesting or informative here from time to time. I'm amazed at how many of you would really like to make a Double Wedding Ring quilt. Maybe after I'm finished with mine, you'll start one, too. I hope so!
A note to those of you who are new to blogging and those who are new followers--- WELCOME! Blogging is super fun. You learn lots and meet great people. It takes a little while to lean the ropes. Ask for help if you get confused or frustrated. This is supposed to be fun- not frustrating. To post comments, you need to have a profile. You can put information about yourself in the profile, or you can leave it pretty sparse. If you want replies, you need to have an email address in your profile- or at least put your email in the blog comment. There have been so many new bloggers or new followers I wanted to send messages to but they have no email address and I can't contact them. (envision my best pouty face... with lip out...). This is just a suggestion- if you are concerned about putting your personal (or work) email in blog posts, why not consider getting another email address just for public stuff, ordering online, newsletters, etc. You can get a free email address through yahoo, hotmail, gmail, and others. Then use it for all the internet stuff. You're personal email inbox will then stay uncluttered.
I've been working on cutting my double wedding ring pieces. For the most part, this month, I plan to do every other post about my AccuQuilt project. Today I thought I'd show you my latest pair of socks. This pattern is called, "Better than Vanilla" by Judy Sumner. Sock knitters sometimes refer to plain socks as "vanilla". These are a very easy pattern repeat- hence the name. Judy has a bazillion sock patterns out there! Her website is Knoxsocks, She also wrote Knitted Socks East and West. A large number of her patterns are pretty basic but very cute. I really like her work. I'm not sure what this yarn is because it was given to me and no longer had a wrapper on it. It's very soft, though. I'm pleased with how they worked up. As usual, I do most of my knitting in the car, or watching movies about twice a week with my DH. I started these over the summer, worked on them while taking a trip to California last month and just finished them up.
Tomorrow--- more on the Double Wedding Ring!