Thursday, May 10, 2007

Busy Doing Nothing

That's how I feel. I did finish Monica's socks for her birthday... she has received them (and the rest of her presents too, she has blogged about it). She loves them and they fit "perfect" she says.

I started a new pair in Opal Magic. I started with a 2 x 2 rib and when I got tired of that I switched to a 3 x 1 rib for the leg and foot. I like it, the colors make me happy. This will be my Socktopia "Yikes Stripes" socks for May.

I'm still working on the test knit for Monica's sock pattern. I'm knitting them in Lorna's Laces Tahoe colorway (that Mandy gave me for my birthday last year). It's very pretty, I'm sorry all I can show you is the heel.

I'm on the second sock of the orange Trekking Crosshatch Lace pair. I had set this aside to finish Monica's socks (and start some new socks too), but I will let them out of their box and put some more inches on them (and hopefully finish) too.

I restarted the Panda Cotton (that I recently won) using Adrienne's pattern. It's a fun pattern to knit and easily memorized. This yarn is so soft but so splitty. I will knit on and not let that defeat me.

Well, that's all I have for now. I hope to have more finished next time... I think I might do a little sewing and/or machine embroidery. I have some things I need to get done for upcoming birthdays. Have a great Friday and weekend!


Shelley said...

Monica's socks look great! Glad to hear they fit her perfectly. Your other socks in progress look wonderful too. I need to get some pics posted of my socks in progress.

monica said...

Everything is so pretty. And I do love my socks. Thank you again, the boy child loves the dark chocolates too ... I am going to have to hide them.

~Tonia~ said...

Wow look at all those socks and you say that you are busy doing nothing. I would hate to see what you would call my progress. ;)

They are all so lovely. I am hoping to knit more socks for myself this year. So far out of all of the socks I have knit I have 1 pair for myself. The rest have been gifts.

Deb said...

Monica's b-day package looked great. My b-day is in January! Love all the socks!!

Kathy said...

Oh ornange Trekking, you have my heart!

So pretty and knitting up lovely with your knitwork

Nan said...

Well now if this is "nothing" I am wondering what you do when you are really doing "something"!

Love the sock pattern for Monica's socks and the orange Trekking Crosshatch Lace pair, very nice.

Ms. Knitingale said...

Oh my-I just LOVE both of those sock patterns, the top one in blue and the orangey one. Must search for these patterns because, of course, the 70 billion patterns I already have just won't do. I'm a sick woman.

Alisha said...

So many lovely, fantastic, awesome sock projects there. WOW!!