A friend of mine from California casually asked if I could make him a pair of socks after seeing my last pair, and I obliged! I was happy to have the opportunity to try out some new patterns, particularly playing with different colors. I am finally getting to upload this post now that they have … More West Coast Best Coast Socks
I must have made over 200 socks by now for my charity project, all with heel flaps. This was the way I learned to knit socks, and it just stuck with me. Until recently, I never entertained the thought of using a different method. Not too long ago, I crossed paths with a lady who’s … More The Perfect Pair of Socks
My double-pointed needles were giving me grief and I was just about ready to snap them and throw them across the room! But instead I set them aside and pulled out my circular needles and decided to give two-at-a-time socks a try. I have been researching sock patterns in attempt to find the optimal method … More Two-at-a-Time Socks Give Me Anxiety
We brought 120 pairs of knitted socks over to The Kettle Society on November 10 so they could share them with their members! Amidst all the negativity going on in the US and here right now, it was nice to have a day filled with good vibes. Did a little bit of vlogging for the first time…that’s … More TSSP Meets The Kettle Society!
The question I get asked the most when people talk to me about The Sidewalk Sock Project is, “Wow, do you make all the socks yourself?” My response is typically something like, “Yes, it is a long process and I was fortunate enough to have raised more funds than I had anticipated, so I will … More Socks for Days
In the summer of 2014, I decided I wanted to learn to knit socks. The thing about learning how to make something new is that it often takes a few tries to get it right. A problem I face all the time in my crafty pursuits is that I end up with way more finished … More The Sidewalk Sock Project