13 August 2008

random rib goodness.

sugar-n-cream and a new puppy!

I am working more on dishcloths from sugar and cream i'll take some pics when i get a bunch of them! I am pausing on socks because stockinette is taking its toll on me...ahhh i wanna make the toe! I am so close and i'll buckle down and do it.
I am still awaiting my near yarn for sockdown! 08-09 and i CAN'T wait. I should try to finish my first socks before starting new ones but it'll be really really hard. Please leave suggestions for any neat socks for maybe a 20 years old brother of mine? I do DPN's for socks--haven't ventured into the magic loop method yet. I also do cuff down as well. I thinking of trying the random ribbed sock--so cool and simple!

I love the pictures of these socks and its a very cute idea.

07 August 2008

knit picks order!

sockdown! 08-09
as of yesterday i'd never heard of sockdown! but it is a part of the ravelry group Sock Knitters Anonymous and the challenge is to knit a pair of socks a month for a year. i am very excited and purchased some yarn to make a bunch of socks : )
there is even a holiday stocking--i am overjoyyed. even though i don't have a whole pair of socks finished--i can tell i'm hooked.
i'm glad to find that there are sweater knitters and non-sweater knitters...i really always wondered why i had no desire to knits sweaters...although i'm sure that i will complete one someday its just not my thing. SOCKS are for sure becoming my thing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

06 August 2008

BLT = awesome summer lunch

First heel/gusset completion

me really loving lunch and sock knitting.

05 August 2008


socks 101

as of this very moment i am turning the heel of my first knitted sock.

i am using the pattern from socks 101 (knitty.com) to create a 'custom' sock pattern for myself. i decided to use my trekking xxl yarn before diving into my recent purchase at Stitch DC (georgetown location) of Lorna's Laces shepherd sock yarn in the Envy colorway. i am really excited to finish my first pair--it has been surprisingly painless!!!
as it is still very hot outside the day when i can wear this lovely wool/nylon socks is heavily anticipated. i think i'm a officially a sock knitter.