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See My New Sock Design!

See My New Sock Design!

Exciting News!

This is the first of my new designs – The Okie Bug Sock  that will be featured in a forthcoming book 
 “50 Socks – 50 States”.  This huge multi-sock, multi-designer book will be released ONLY on CD, with previews at the June TNNA show. 
 
The Publisher, Dr. Laura Andersson of Sirius Knitting Publications www.SiriusKnitting.com is collaborating with Susan Druding & Crystal Palace Yarns, who will also be distributors.
 
“50 Socks – 50 States” is Volume 3 of the “Friendly Socks” series of books, which are multi-designer compilations – bet you will find some of your fave on-line designers here! 
 
The CD will include sock designs that cover the full gamut of imaginative sock fun
 
ribbing, beading, cables, cuffs, fair isle, intarsia, and lace
 
with novel sock construction, directions for socks including top-down, toe-up, double-pointed needles & both 1- & 2-circs
 
diverse sizes too! socks for infants, babies, toddlers, children, teens, women, & men as well as at least one holiday stocking!
 
 
You will SOON be able to find more pictures and details at http://SocksandMorewithCPYblogspot.com and 
http://siriusknitting.blogspot.com, as well as on www.Straw.com and here on my own blog.
 
The CD-only release will run $19.95 (plus shipping, where applicable) and can be obtained from many yarn shops
 
I’ll keep you posted!

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I came across a new yarn, well it’s new to me. I am using Crystal Palace’s “Panda Superwool”, it’s 51% bamboo, 39% superwash wool, and 10% nylon. This yarn is the softest stuff, and it’s a dream to knit with so far. I highly recomend this yarn. I’ll post more on it later.

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