Wednesday, June 22, 2011

...and these....

Pattern: Solid Socks Mystery Feb/Mar 2011 by Lisa Stichweh   Yarn:  Sundara Yarn Sock Yarn  Color:  Ember Over Flame*  Needles:  US 1 - 2.25 mm  Started: May 15, 2011  Completed: June 16, 2011 Note:  *See my post a couple FO's ago about the sock yarn color being called russet; in my mind this color is russet. I reduced the cuff by one repeat because the Sundara sock yarn is not a generous skein and I wanted to make sure I had enough to finish these.  A very futzy pattern, but I really enjoy the finished product! 

I know today is supposed to be WIP day, but maybe next Wednesday!  Weather here has not been conducive to good photography.

Monday, June 20, 2011

FO's Comin' Down the Pipe!

Pattern: Mongolfiera Socks by Corrina Ferguson   Yarn:  Madelinetosh tosh sock Color:  Black Madeira Fig  Needles:  US 1 - 2.25 mm  Started: June 2, 2011  Completed: June 8, 2011 Note:  If you've read the Vogue article about Madelinetosh that just came out - she talks about this color.  You can see the color layering in these pictures, and I am lovin' it!  I also tried making my gusset reductions   (a la The Turtlegirl!) at the bottom of the foot instead of the top.  I am liking the result very much.  

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Sundara Yarn

This is my last skein of Sundara yarn.  I just popped over there to see what she has been up to and the temptation to join the Sundara Yarn Collection is almost painful.  Wander around over there and look at some of her colors.  Spanish Tile and Buttercream are just mouthwatering.  I'm not going to subscribe to the monthly, but I may just purchase a single skein of a little something....even though I am trying to knit down the stash!

PS.  These socks are nearly done - I only ripped it out completely one time!

PPS.  School is out and Puck's Freshman/Sophomore lacrosse team took the state Championship again this year!

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