Seven years later.

It’s my 7 year blogiversary! Heck yes. I think this blog is getting better with age, or at least it gets increasingly more fun for me to write. How can we not improve at something we routinely practice? I really wish I was celebrating my blogiversary at Rhinebeck, but maybe I’ll get to do that next year. Hope all of you Rhinebeck goers are having a blast!

Here is one of the secret projects:Β sock trio-2I got to hand over the trio of socks to the parents at their son’s 1st birthday party yesterday. They indulged me and opened the gift before we had to leave.

sock trio

Classy as hell

They’re a colorful sight.

sock trio-3I hope they fit little Charles. I tried to measure his foot against my hand when we were over at their house for a play date last month. These, and a pair for Z have comprised my Socktober work thus far, but the month isn’t over! The pattern is my own: Kiddo Kicks. If you want details about the yarns, check the Ravelry project pages here, here, and here (left to right).

I was really hoping to release the cardigan pattern with my blogiversary, but it’s still in tech editing. I will definitely be done in time for NaKniSweMo and I plan on releasing it with a bit of a discount for the occasion. I’d like to be generous for my blogiversary, so I’ll gift 3 commenters (chosen at random) with one of my patterns of their choice gifted to them on Ravelry or through email. This can include the future men’s cardigan pattern, which I’ll be able to gift as soon as it’s released. I’ll pick the winners on Wednesday by 10 am. Please leave your Ravelry name in the comments, or make sure you use a working email when you leave a comment.

Thanks for reading! I’m so happy I’ve made it seven years so far!

42 thoughts on “Seven years later.

  1. Love the kiddo kicks ; ) it’s been a long time since my kid’s feet were this small…I am working on a pair of socks for my son and the foot is 10 1/2″ long.
    Happy blogiversity!!
    My rav name is mjm

  2. Happy blogiversary! It’s always fun seeing an update from you.
    Here’s hoping you have many more years of blogging and designing and knitting ahead.
    My Rav name is Jhocy.

  3. I love your gift, really beautifully presented, I worry about giving socks as gifts, that’s a lovely way to show off the colours too! Happy bloggiversary. I’m Typhoo on the Rav.

  4. Bon blogiversaire to you:-) Seeing tiny socks is such fun! I don’t have the opportunity to knit many teeny things anymore. Thank you for sharing your knitting adventures with us all. Can’t wait to see what the new chapter brings <3.
    Swampknitter on ravelry

  5. I have been enjoying reading back enteries from your blog…I just recently found it and since I am obsessed with knitting I love it!

  6. Well I for one am glad your blog has made it 7 years. I have been following for about 3 of those and it has been a pleasure to follow our wonderful knitting adventures.

    I’m knockonwool on ravelry.

  7. Happy blogiversary! I discovered your blog a few weeks ago and have been reading the archives. I’d live to win a pattern! My rav id is barkersumpter.

  8. Happy Blogiversary! I just love following your knitting…you really inspire me! I purchased your ‘girl with the purl toes’ pattern but I haven’t tried it yet. My ravelry id is sharon1216

  9. Seven years! Wow you should be so proud.I have only been following for months not years but love your work.
    Here’s to seven more..Congratulations!!

  10. I’m so very scared of knitting socks, but these little ones are just SO cute that I’m tempted. It’s such a pity we’re going into Summer here. Congratulations on your blogland birthday, I really enjoy reading your blog and seeing what you’re up to!

  11. Congratulations on your blogiversary! I’ve just found you recently and love keeping up with your knitting. You get such a lot done, I’m jealous!

  12. Happy Blogiversary! It is definitely fun to read your blog and I am looking forward to your posts each day. I do not comment that often because feedly has made me to a lousy commenter.

  13. Hurray for your blogiversary! 7 years and still going strong is a big deal for a personal blog. So glad to have “met” you via ravelry and this blog. I’m really interested in your sock recipe for Girl with the Purled Toes.

  14. Wow 7 years! That’s awesome, crazy how quickly time flys isn’t it? Looking forward to the next 7 years of yarny blogging fun! Thanks for all of your advice and fun
    New2knit2011 on ravelry

  15. Happy blogiversary and many more to come! Thank you for sharing your crafty endeavors and letting us in your life all these years. I enjoy reading your blog and hope to continue for many more the come.


    RavID: kellknit

  16. I can’t believe you’ve been blogging for seven years, that’s so impressive to me. I was starting middle school seven years ago. I hope you keep going for years to come; it’s fun to watch your family grow, and your socks. ^^

  17. Too late for the giveaway – when will I learn to stay on top of my blog reader? Congratulations on your blogging anniversary (and the adorable socks, of course)! Thanks for sharing your knitting with us.

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