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Chevron Socks, started December 15th 2007, finished January 22nd, 2008. Pattern: Chevron from Sensational Knitted Socks by Charlene Schurch. Yarn: Wisdom Yarns Marathon Socks - San Diego (75% Wool 25% Nylon 100g 400m/437yds) Needles: Hiya Hiya stainless steel 40"/100cm US1/2.25mm circs Modifications German Twisted cast on, and Magic Loop. Lessons Learned: German Twisted Cast On, Forethought heel. Cost of Project: $4 for the yarn! Would I knit it again? Unlikely. Pattern Notes and Comments: This…

What’s your favorite book that nobody else has heard of? You know, not Little Women or Huckleberry Finn, not the latest best-seller . . . whether they’ve read them or not, everybody “knows” those books. I’m talking about the best book that, when you tell people that you love it, they go, “Huh? Never heard of it?” - BTT I am really quite predictable since I love classics and books most people have heard of. …