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October 18 was very creative around my workshops table, full of cotton yarn-y goodness, cotton colours, crochet, socks knitting, and many happy chatty moments. It’s been a while since I last visited here, as it took me a whole lot longer than I imagined to write a new blog post. Ever since we came back from our dreamy vacation in Vietnam, things were utterly busy here and I’m still struggling to get myself into my normal balance. It feels very good and special to finally be here again at my little blog corner, with some of those happy October moments.…

YA, we’ve been doing some sock knitting here. And this is pair #14 for me, believe it or not. A while ago, I’ve ordered a few copies of ‘Lazy Sunday’ socks book, by Jane Burns. I discovered Jane Burns while browsing the Instagram and I just fell in love with her patterns. 10 copies of her lovely book arrived here the other day and they made some workshop girls VERY happy. There are 5 simply indulgent beaded socks to knit in this book and we have planed to start with the first one on our next meeting. I started knitting…

As I started knitting socks, sock wool became a new yarn-y obsession for me. I wasn’t aware of it, when I just started. Didn’t know that there is such a fascinating hand dyed sock wool out there. It is safe to say now that I slowly became kind of a sock wool hunter. Sock wool became an new inspiration for me ever since I started to knit socks. Strip-y sock wool inspired me on my Stripes and Colours blanket designing.On my research (mainly through Instagram and Pinterest) I discovered a few different wool dyers and one of them was Eden Cottage…