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Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Black Opal Monstersocks




Started in late January 08, then other things jumped in front of line, with hockey playoffs underway decided to finish all projects before starting anything new.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Monstersockens finished


Finished the latest pair of Monstersockens last Sunday but because of a BIG snowstorm I was without internet access to email the pix. A partial skein of hand painted Wildfoote was used for the ribbing, afterthought heel and the toe, used it a bit thought out the sock randomly to hang it all together. Started another pair using up the odds & sods left over from making the mitered squares for my afghan, sometime would only have a piece a couple of yards left, used up a bunch. First sock should be done tomorrow. See pix of it at my blog.
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Thursday, December 21, 2006

Re-modified waffles



Just finished another pair of modified waffles, immediately started a pair of Monstersockens. Love doing them so much I even started a Yahoo list called monstersockens. I used a single ball of Wildfoot from the stash and then all the little bits leftover from the mitered square afghan I am doing, each square is 3" x 3" and needs a ball about as big as your middle finger - thumb circle, I then end up with lots of ends too small to make another sq., so into Monstersockens (aka Frankensocks).


Sunday, December 03, 2006

Modified Waffles


When I started on this pattern I was at Sea Tac airport getting ready to fly to Scotland, a friend was working on socks and told me what she was doing. Well I kind of got pattern in a modified state so here are my Modified Waffles.* K 2 rows plain, then K 1, P 1, then continue from * Yarn is an older Opal Lollipop, didn't much care for it in the ball but rather like the sock.

Tuesday, October 31, 2006

I finished my namby pamby socks.

I finished another pair and I'm currently wearing them and my feet are nice and warm. I received this opal petticoat sock yarn from the sock yarn exchange that I participated in about a year ago. I've been working on the socks a long time and I'm glad they are finished. I started my next pair too. I can't go around town without my portable sock project. Until next time... Posted by Picasa

Monday, September 11, 2006

Finishing projects


After summer travels I had 3 pair of socks on my needles, so decided to finish them before starting anything new. Discipline. Regia cotton surf are done after being on needles for 5 months, then a pair of slip stitch patterned socks using Regia patterned yarn and the great Regia wool & silk yarn, lastly Austermann step with Aloe in a waffle stitch pattern. So will have 3 more pair to add to winters woolie socks. I will soon start wearing wool socks and then all winter or until mid May which ever comes first. Even tho I have a propane heater in my studio first thing in the morning its a bit cool in here when outside temps get well belong zero.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Infant's Highland Knee Sock

It's been a LONG time since I posted to this blog. My daughter asked me for socks for my two month old grandson to wear to a wedding.. he'll be wearing a kilt to match the groomsmen's kilts.
I searched online but couldn't find a pattern. I came up with this. Isn't it cute?