Socktoberfest!! It rapidly approacheth. Are you in? I love Socktoberfest because it's my kinda "Thing-Along." There's no competition, no rules to speak of, no real deadline...it's just a month of socky celebration, however that works for you. Me, I may (may, I am saying) branch out and do a sock with a lace or cable pattern, rather than my usual and beloved self-striping plain vanillas.
Check out the link above for some inspirational pictures from last year's Fest. By the way, the host, Lolly of Lollyknitting around - that's her blog, and it is an inspirational thing, itself. She explores the world of color and texture, through knitting, photography, weaving...there's even yoga there. What a neat lady.
[Speaking of Thing-Alongs, I've opted out of the Mystery Stole 4 for now. I found that my beads were too small, and my credit card too otherwise engaged to order more. Additionally, I wasn't feeling the love for a stole that needs to be grafted in the middle. I'd be the girl who knit one half, then lost the mojo to knit the same half all over again. I will say, from looking at Clue One, it's going to produce some gorgeous stoles. I'll keep printing the Clues, and hope to be re-inspired at a later time.]