Published On: March 24, 2024

Why yes, yes I am continuing my ongoing attempts to reacquaint myself with some sock friends from days of yore. Anyone remember these? They have a special place in my heart for a whole bunch of reasons, and I think they may need to come back out to play some time soon, don’t you?

Photo of the swatch both blocked and unblocked, because folks always ask ‘do you haaaaaave to block your swatches?’ And I always say ‘nope!’ But the kind of information you get from a blocked swatch and an unblocked swatch are different, and you should know that and take it into account when you’re deciding what you want to do.

And I dunno about you, but I feel like I can see what’s going on in that blocked swatch much better, so it’s worth the 90 seconds of active time to block it for me to get that.

Plus it looks like a dollhouse rug once it’s blocked and that’s deeply satisfying.

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