I finished up the Gentleman’s Shooting Stockings last night; now they’re just drying out before being shipped off to my dad.
Maybe sock blockers wouldn’t be such a bad idea.
pattern: Gentleman’s Shooting Stockings with Fluted Pattern [ravelry] by Nacy Bush, in Knitting Vintage Socks
yarn: Lana Grossa Meilenweit Mega Boots Stretch Softcolor (507), about 1 1/4 skeins or 460 yards
needles: 3.25 mm circs
started: March 2008
finished: April 12, 2008
And instead of relishing my triumph and heading to bed, I started another pair of socks. These promised to my sister, since the Charades ended up a bit small and thus found a home on my mom’s feet.
Armed with Knitting Vintage Socks, a desire to knit something for Project Spectrum: Earth, and a brand new audio book (Edmund Crispin’s The Moving Toy Shop — so good), I cast on for these:
A little hard to tell in their current state, but these are the madder ribbed [ravelry] pattern in Kaffe Fassett Landscape Earth sock yarn. So original. But I wanted a quick, straight-forward knit, a travel project for bus and University use, in pretty yarn. This definitely fits the bill.
Now on to my reading.