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Kaleidoscope socks

Good evening all! I finished up a pair of socks a few days ago and I'm just getting a chance to post about them. I decided to call them my Kaleidoscope socks because of all the crazy colors. The sock yarn is Imagination from Knit Picks in the

Favorite knitting bag?

I currently have a large knitting bag that will hold a lot of stuff...right now it's holding all kinds of notions in different zippered pockets, a drop spindle and some roving, a couple books, and three different knitting projects. It's great for carrying a bit of everything, but I often would like something smaller that would hold just my current project as well as a few essential notions. This week I came across something called a Sock Sack which looks pretty great.

What could it be?

Hello gents. I am currently finishing up a project which I'll post more about in a few days. In the meantime, I took some pictures of the in-progress item which looks so weird that I had to share it. Any guesses on what it is I'm making?

A different provisional cast on method

Hello Gents! I am currently working on a project that requires a provisional cast on (PCO). I haven't knit a lot of items that use a PCO, but when I have I've used the crochet chain method. This works pretty well and has the nice feature of a sturdy and easily unraveled PCO edge. But I've always been annoyed by the fact that when you go back to put those stitches on your needle, you are always one short.