Monday, August 31, 2009

Sock Season

I am gearing up for the fall and winter Wool Sock Season! I had a request to make three pairs of neutral and/or pastel socks, and they are shown in the three photos below.

"Lake Placid," wool socks.

"Morning Fog" wool socks.

"Sparkling Lake" wool socks.

On Sept. 25th, 1-4 PM, Artistree Gallery, in Land O'Lakes, WI, will have an Open House with several artists demonstrating what they do. I'll be there to demo sockmaking on the 1908 Gearhart Sock Machine.

On Sat., Sept. 26th, 9 AM to 4 PM, the Art Gypsies will have their annual "Art In a New Yard" art show/sale at Fir Tree Cottage in Land O'Lakes, WI.

On Oct. 2-4, 10 AM to 5 PM daily, the Fall Northwoods Art Tour takes place. Visitors are able to go on a self-guided tour of artists studios and galleries in a three county area.

Needless to say, I am really gearing up for making a lot of pairs of socks. More will be shown here at they are made, including "Up North," "Cranberry Harvest," "Copper Leaves," Colorama," "Christmas at the Cabin," and many, many more.

In between splitting and stacking winter wood (son Noah is doing the cutting), I'm trying to get back to my looms. There is a lot to be done both in and out of Shuttle Works Studio.

1 comment:

Life Looms Large said...

You sound busy...and productive!

Fortunately we had just enough warm weather, that the upcoming winter doesn't make me shudder like it did a few months ago!