That kind of week

I am having the kind of week that really makes me wish I had a fast forward button. Except, then it would cut into my Christmas knitting time and I’m down to the wire, so I guess I have no choice but to tough this one out.

I woke up with a toothache on Monday and made an appointment for the next day, even though I’m terrified of the dentist. That in and of itself was a big deal for me, because I’m scared of the dentist. I really am. Like shaking and praying for the earth to swallow me up…

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SOCK Club: Psych

With Megan-Anne and I gearing up to mail out the next installment of the Society of Caffeinated Knitters (SOCK Club) at the end of October — I’m in love with the Pie stitch marker, but you didn’t hear that from me — we thought it was time to reveal the theme we had chosen for August. PSYCH!

No, seriously. I’m not pulling your leg. That was the theme.

If you’re…

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Coffee Bean Socks

First we drink the coffee. Then, we knit the socks.

Last week, Jac told you about our newest yarn obsession: The Society Of Caffeinated Knitters. I’ve wanted to do a sock club for ages, and it’s come together in the best possible way. Seriously, I am dying to tell you about some of the surprises we’ve lined up for the first few boxes. Listen, I swore to Jac I wouldn’t spoil it, but I feel like Oprah when…

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Pardon Our Dust

There won’t actually be any dust. Or if there is, it’s on your end, and I can’t really help you with that. This dust is metaphorical. I could go so far as to say metaphysical dust. In any event, we can agree that it’s meta.

It’s my natural tendency to bury the lead, but since I love y’all I’m getting straight to the point: L&L is going to go though some changes over the next few weeks. It’s OK, this is normal. All young blogs get to a very special point in their lives and have… well, let’s call it…

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Cunning Socks

I want to go to the crappy town where I’m a sock.

I am thrilled to introduce the newest pattern from Lattes & Llamas, the Cunning Socks. These bright, and deceptively simple color-work socks are perfect for the anti-hero in your life. The thick stranding will keep your toes warm on the toughest of jobs, and the stripe up the back tells everyone in the ‘verse just how cunning you are. You can get the pattern as a Ravelry download right now by clicking the button below:


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Yarnaholics Anonymous

This is the story of how two well-meaning crafters came to terms with how they’re Yarnaholics. It’s a common story in the knitting/crochet community. A women buys her first skein of yarn and suddenly ten years have passed and her yarn stash has taken over an embarrassing large portion of her house. It has its own storage area in the basement and the office. It’s hidden inside the end tables in the living room. It’s squirreled away in clear plastic…

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I AM _ _ _ _ SOCKED

Shersocks (4)
Even high functioning Sociopaths get cold toes.

I am thrilled to announce that Shersocks have joined the Kniterary collection and are available as a Ravely Download.


A PDF will be emailed to you by Ravelry. You don’t need to be a Ravelry member to order, but if you are, the PDF will show up in your library. If you are a member of Ravelry, you can view the Shersocks here.

Or you can purchase the pattern from the Lattes and Llamas Etsy store

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