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May 18, 2020
I haven't been very good lately about showing off the Sock Club yarns and goodies. But I'm here today to correct that oversight!
Let's start with Summer Camp from last summer (yikes!):
July was Cabin #5 on Cottage Sock
August was Miss Milford's Nature Walk on MCS Fingering
September was Canoe Races on Sojourn Sock with coordinating mini, The Shallows
Campers also got a balsam sachet, a tiny cross stitch kit, a small bar of soap, stitch markers, candy & granola over the length of the club.
Next is A Poetic Touch for autumn:
October was Along the Winding Way on MCS Fingering
November was Moonspill on Sojourn Sock
December was In the Bleak Midwinter on Cottage Sock
Unfortunately, I didn't remember to photograph the December box before I mailed it out! There was a coordinating mini-skein as well as the other goodies, which I don't even have a picture of!
Members also received corner bookmarks, stitch markers, chocolates, gift tags, a christmas ornament, plus a poem for each month with a brief overview of the poet.
Next up is Souvenir de Paris at the beginning of this year:
January was Morning in Paris on Cottage Sock
February was Cobblestones on Everlasting Sock
March was Paris Atelier on Sojourn Sock
Travellers also got a madeleine, notecard, progress keepers, a lavender sachet, chocolates and bookmarks.
And that brings us pretty much up to date as far as the Sock Club goes. We are in the middle of the 2nd quarter - Through the Garden Gate. And I'm already doing some prep work on the 3rd quarter club and thinking about the 4th quarter!
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I'm Robin, the dyer and designer behind October House. You've found my blog, where I ramble on about yarn and knitting, stitching and sewing and anything else that catches my fancy!
I love quiet colors, gentle stitches and making things by hand.
" Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald