Here is the first seed stitch bootie I am making for a co-worker. I plan to make a cable/seed stitch hat too. I did the whole thing on double points, a change for me.
I am enjoying my Austermann Step 05 Yarn with Aloe and Jojoba oil, in a basic sock pattern. It is nice after patterned socks, but the yarn sure feels thin after the last two heavier ones. I am past the heel. Why, yes, my African violets are blooming again.
I got my first shipment from the Fearless Fibers Seven Deadly Sins sock yarn club from Deb. On the left is Wrath, "dominated by brilliant red, peppered with fiery shades of burnt orange and tinged with yellow." And on the right is Gluttony, with milk chocolate and caramel. They came with little gift tags with… Continue reading “Sinful” Sock Yarn
I have finished the Fools Rush Socks. (on right sidebar) Don’t expect this pace of production when I go back to work tomorrow. Colinette Jitterbug Toscano, addi Turbos size 1. The second sock seemed to have more red and blue in it. I cast on for a plain ol’ sock in Austermann Step. It feels… Continue reading Fools Rush Finished
The baby has gotten a lot bigger in the past few days.
I finished the first Fools Rush socks (right sidebar under Free Patterns) in Colinette Jitterbug Toscano colorway on Friday evening, but did not get around to photographing it until now. There have been thunderstorms necessitating the unplugging of the modem, etc. I have two pattern repeats done on the second sock.
Here is the Fools Rush sock in Colinette Jitterbug on Friday afternoon. Lookie what came in the mail. Foxglove Sock! superwash merino from :Lisa Souza. I intend to make Campanula for the Cure with it-even though it is toe-up. Go sponsor Ramona in the 2007 Weekend to End Breast Cancer, and get the pattern! Hurry,… Continue reading Sock, Yarn