Monday, November 8, 2010

It's finally sock weather!

I'm so excited that I can wear wool socks every day and NEED them. Compared with a year ago, I probably have twice as many handknit sock options. And these are the latest added to my collection:

FO: Easter Egg socks

Yarn: Opal Kaleidoskop (90% of a skein)
US 1 needles
Time to knit: 20 days, all of which were in October, making these a nice pair of Socktoberfest socks!

I'm hard at work finishing up a pair of socks I started for my brother TWO YEARS AGO. Holy moley. The first was on the needles that long but I finished it during his visit last week. The second is flying and I'm already past the heel flap. Let's hope I don't put it down for another two years just because he has enormous feet!

In other news, I'm thinking about signing up for a Woolgirl kit for my birthday month -- the theme is Victorian Writers, which I am perfectly fine with, but I'm more excited about an Anne Hanson sock pattern + sock yarn. It would be a lovely birthday treat!

I'm also looking forward to a road trip my knitty girls are planning, down to the Outer Banks to Knitting Addiction. No doubt I will be wearing handknit socks for the occasion. :-)

1 comment:

  1. Really love the colors and pattern of the yarn. I'm enjoying this cooler weather more this year since I've ventured into sock knitting.