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Summer Camp Sock Monkeys & Service

June 28, 2014

I spent some time this past week teaching a group of youth ages 8-15 how to make sock monkeys as part of Ursuline ArtSpace’s Fashion Camp- It was so much fun! a day camp for inner city youth ages 8-17 years old. – See more at: After seeing the group of sock monkey my […]

3rd Annual 6 Degrees of Creativity Sock Monkey Swap

December 16, 2013

Originally posted on 6 Degrees of Creativity:
Very safe travels this week to all the sock monkeys being mailed out for the 3rd Annual 6 Degrees of Creativity Sock Monkey Swap!  Sock monkeys will be heading across the US, to Canada, the UK, Australia, Italy, and Hong Kong. Here are some sock monkeys on their way…

Calling Sock Monkey Makers!

November 15, 2013

Calling sock monkey makers: I’m organizing the 3rd Annual 6 Degrees of Creativity Sock Monkey Swap! Everyone who signs up for the sock monkey swap will be randomly paired with another sock monkey maker.  You’ll be making one sock monkey for someone, and someone will be making one for you. To sign up for the […]

Sock Monkey Swap & Operation Sock Monkey Service Project!

November 1, 2012

Originally posted on 6 Degrees of Creativity:
It’s time for another 6 Degrees of Creativity Sock Monkey Swap! Earlier this year, the 6 Degrees of Creativity community was inspired by Art Therapist Kat Thorsen’s Sock Monkey Therapy Workshop and we organized an exchange to swap sock monkeys with one another. Now, the sock monkey fun continues…

Nelson The Traveling Sock Monkey Becomes OSM Operative

July 29, 2012

Remember Nelson, the sock monkey I made for my friend Donna this past spring?  He’s had an exciting summer making new friends, visiting new places, and sharing his travels.   Nelson even took a June trip back to Cleveland where I was able to meet up with him again and visit with Donna!  Good times… […]

Have Sock Monkey, Will Travel- Part 3

March 10, 2012

Last month I made a sock monkey for my friend Donna in St. Augustine, Florida to adopt.  Meet Nelson: Here’s some of the fun he’s been up to:  (Lucky sock monkey!) It’s been lots of fun receiving Nelson photos and updates from Donna to check out  & share.   I know he is in great […]

Have Sock Monkey, Will Travel- Part 2

February 10, 2012

Yay!  This week I received my swap sock monkey from the 6 Degrees of Creativity sock monkey exchange, made and sent by Lisa Miller in San Jose, California.  I have adopted the name “Albert” for him, inspired by an exchange Lisa and I had about how the youth she works were able to see her sock […]

Have Sock Monkey, Will Travel- Part 1

January 26, 2012

Over at 6 Degrees of Creativity, I recently helped organize a sock monkey swap for Kat Thorsen’s awesome Sock Monkey Therapy workshop-  What fun!   This exchange includes 6 Degrees community members from Kat’s workshop who signed up to receive a sock monkey, as well as make and send their own sock monkey to a […]

Operation Sock Monkey Making

December 18, 2011

My creative addiction to sock monkey making continues and has gone into overdrive this month!  Not only am I stopping at random Dollar Stores and Five Belows to check out the selection of inexpensive, fun socks I can use, but I’ve also started to invite others around me to join the movement and make their […]

The Joy of Sock Monkey Making

October 13, 2011

I recently created my first sock monkey thanks to Kat Thorsen’s Sock Monkey Therapy workshop @ 6 Degrees of Creativity.  Meet Arygle! I used a pair of black and red argyle knee high socks that I hadn’t worn in awhile. I was curious what this design/pattern would look like as a sock monkey and was […]