Category: Knitting swaps

  • September

    September the 1st is a fixture in my calendar: Sock Sniper begins. I’ve already written a little, but wasn’t able to disclose much in my last post. My heart sank when I discovered I had a Canadian target. This would be the year I discovered the truth of whether Canada Post lives up to its…

  • And the winner is…

    Seems a long time since Sock Sniper started, and indeed it is 2 months. Things got quite tense in the last weeks. I had no idea where my third pair of socks to finish were coming from and it was weeks before they arrived. By that point we were down to the final three: me…

  • Ready, aim, fire!

    Tomorrow is one of my favourite times of the knitting year. Sock Sniper begins and I (hopefully, if all goes to plan) get to kill someone with a pair of socks. I didn’t get the orange cabled socks done in time, but one of them is finished, so the needles are free. I was getting…

  • Sniped

    My death socks arrived last week. Here is the report: Further to the reports of a sudden death last week, the investigation is now able to release some details. The crime was committed using the┬áMoss Rock Socks pattern, and Ranco by Araucania. Due to recent cuts in funding for the local police, they were reduced…