Monday, April 5, 2010

Sock Mountain

I am not a sock knitter. We all know that. So how the heck did this happen?

Yes, folks. That's just sock yarn.

24 comments:

Andrea said...

Holy mackerel!

trek said...

I'm laughing hysterically here.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

Don't worry - that's small compared to some knitters I know! And sock yarn can be used for more than just socks... how about some shawls to go with your pretty skirts!

Lindsay said...

As Wandering Cat Studio knows, sock yarn is also great for crackghans.

That's quite the collection.

kmkat said...

Ahem. I am a sock knitter, you know. Just sayin'... (Although I have a sock yarn stash of roughly the same size as yours; it's not like I need more.)

sophanne said...

Was all of this purchased after you knit the first pair of socks?

Wollgut said...

How about a giveaway: if Los Pen Academy wins the Pepsi grant, you could share some of the sock yarn love! This way you get everyone who reads your blog to vote for Los Pen every day till April 30. (Did you see you can download a "vote" widget for your blog?)

Fibra Artysta said...

Welcome to the addiction... ;-)

Its also nice for lace knitting as well. And fingerless gloves too. Not that living in CA you need that but just sayin'...(can you tell I've been looking for other ways to widdle my sock yarn stash down?)

Suzanne said...

Wow! Great yarn! Well its nice to have just in case you decide to become a sock knitter because you just never know.

pdxknitterati/MicheleLB said...

I don't knit socks with sock yarn, but I'm currently knitting a shawl! I have a few skeins of sock yarn from last summer's Sock Summit (I didn't buy them), so I'll ahve to find other alternate projects.

Are you going to knit socks?!

seashells said...

heheeehee!

Life's a Stitch said...

LOL! My high school math teacher used to say, "the road to hell is paved with good intentions."

Sharon said...

I see mine right on the top of the pile! :P

I love sock yarn; can't get enough. Some of my sock stash is slated to become shawls and chemo caps.

abitofdesign said...

I guess that stach really speaks to your blog name! :-)

Erin said...

Wow! I thought my sock yarn stash was getting out of hand at about ten skeins deep, but I AM a sock knitter. :)

Steph B said...

Recent history would indicate that you are, in fact, somewhat of a sock knitter. Besides, sock yarn does make lovely scarves, and shawls, and fingerless mitts, and baby caps, and...and....you get the picture! I'm sure it will all be put to good use.

Knitcoach said...

Oh, but it looks so lovely heaped together there.

Maybe socks are in your future?

Mary LeMaster said...

funny stuff. Tjats bigger than my whole stash!!! I am jealous!

punkin said...

It's like potato chips, you start with 1 or 2 and next thing you know you have eaten a couple handfuls.

SwissKnits! said...

Uh Huh... Yep.... sure.....
Okaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyy!!!!!

weezalana said...

Sock yarn is a sickness for which there is no cure. It's best just to give in to it. Otherwise, it gets mad and makes you buy even more. That's when sock yarn just arrives at your house with no memory of ordering it.

Knitman said...

you may not be but yarn addiction takes no heed of such technicalities.

Amy S. said...

It's so lucky you're not a sock knitter. It means you pose no danger to that lovely stash!

Paula said...

I don't make socks either and I thought that the 8 or so skeins I'd accumulated were a lot! I did make some baby booties and they weren't bad. Maybe you should give a pair a try? easy ones? lol