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new home!

I’ve recently made the move here from blogspot. Pardon the dust while I correct any broken image links on previous posts! A quick update on the knitting front while I’m here—my Rogue Latte socks are progressing, and I just might have these done before the month is over. Just in time for the weather to get a little colder. This is being knit with SweetGeorgia Yarns’ Tough Love Sock, which seems nicely sturdy while still being soft on the hands while I work. It looks like I’ll have plenty left over after this pair is finished. See you all next time!

5KCBWDAY3 – Experimental Photography And Image Handling For Bloggers

Day Three (Wednesday 14th May): Experimental Photography And Image Handling For Bloggers. I’ve been meaning to explore ways to better show the emotional/environmental context for my knits. It’s present when we knitters look at our work I think, we see a pair of socks we made and it brings us back to a moment we spent making it–maybe around good company at a knitting circle, maybe sitting down on a perfect morning, maybe in the middle of the most stressful day yet–it’s always there. The last big one I had were those Ribbed socks completed earlier this month. That day could not have been better; I took hundreds of photos! A foot would be blurry in one shot (“this would be terrible for ravelry, I wouldn’t measure up!”), or a stick would be in the way(“this is garbage compositionally”). I’m glad I had the chance to experiment with two of the types of photos that don’t see the light of day usually. 😀 Among other things that I tried today: Messing with filters/levels (well, I …

5KCBWDAY1 – A Day in the Life

Day One (Monday 12th May): A Day In The Life. Describe a day in the life of a project that you have made, or are in the process of making. My WIP’s don’t use words, but they do get a lot across! Here are some highlights from various days in my knits’ lives. 😀 “???????????” “( ゚ヮ゚)“ “(ಠ⌣ಠ)“ This post is part of Eskimimi Makes’ 5th Annual Knitting & Crochet Blog Week. To find posts by other participating bloggers, simply google KCBW5DAY1 and explore away!