Before everybody rolls their eyes, let me tell you that this will be the last time, I mention these socks, I promise! These three bobbins full of singles, turned into these ...
close up of toe
close up of toe
It still puzzles me, how the finished yarn looks like all knit up. I don't think I'll ever be able to imagine the yarn right, when I choose the fiber and how I'll put it together. And there's always another surprise from finished yarn, to knit fabric. It was raining today, I didn't get good light for the pictures, and the pictures with flash didn't show the colores right. The toe picture is quite good, colorwise.
needles: 5 DP, 4mm
method: toe-up, cast on with Judy's magic cast on, worked with 44 stitches, reverse heel with heel flap, ribbed leg, and rolled edge
size and destination: 10 1/4", my feet
start-finish: April 29-30
These socks are thick, warm, and feel great on my feet! And boy, knitting socks with 4mm needles goes fast! I needn't have worried about the yardage, I had plenty left over.
Thanks for your comments on my last post! I'll take the advise and felt the second mitten on purpose, and will have the pleasure of knitting another pair of mittens for DH. And, Unibiko (hehe) likes to chew on the antler piece, and she throws it into the air, and generally plays with it. Sam's always hiding his, and gets very annoyed, when Biko finds it. I wish the pieces were a little larger though.
What's on my needles these days?
1. tapestry crochet bag (just begun yesterday afternoon)
2. Sockamania Club May 2008 "Celebration socks" (cast on last night)
3. Double Knit scarf (a few rows each day)
4. Elses shawl (a few rows now and again)
Woa, that's almost overwhelming to me. I better get to it and finish some WIP's.
I finished designing, and knitting a scarf for a charity. I'll let you know more, once it's dry and I have some pictures. The pattern is finished. Angelika has only a few more rows to knit on the Mohana shawl. Once she'll be done, it will take me a day to revise the pattern , and I'll post it soon after! :o)A rainy day is soooo boring, not only to us! It's rare to find them both on the plateau at the same time.
Have a nice weekend!