Saturday, March 31, 2007

Molly's socks......Phew!

I got a lovely email from Thistlerain (aka Molly) from the knittyboards, thanking me for her socks. What a relief - she loved them! and she said they fitted. I am so relieved! Molly doesn't have a blog, so here they are, on my feet just before I sent them.

Pattern: Knitty Universal Toe Up
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in Dafodil and Opal Uni (shade?)

Time to Knit: Too long!

I also sent her a needle roll, just like this one, now listed in my etsy shop (pic is a link).
Today I we went yarn shopping, and to meet up with two lovely knittyheads, Kat/Koshka and Charlotte/LittleMy, both really really nice chatty people. Great company. We went to Yarn in Beeston and Heath's Country Store in New Ollerton. Both are great shops, the second sells fabric too! It was esepcially nice that both shops have quite different stock. These are the spoils. The fabric is destined to be needle rolls I think, to add to my stock.

This yarn is Super Soxx by Lang, and I just love the colours. It'll be socks for me, at last. I'm thinking of using the Jaywalker pattern, after seeing Charlotte's today.

And finally, some of you may remember that I'm keen to get a few ideas out of my head and into a pattern. This project was abandoned, the colours just weren't working. This is the current one. 350 stitches on 3.25mm needles. What was I thinking??


Batty said...

Those are beautiful socks! You did a great job. See, no need to feel embarrassed!

cpurl17 said...

Those socks are fabulous! Is that an antique rocking horse they're sitting on?

Liz said...

Were you thinking, "this will make a nice lightweight sweater"?

Webbo said...

Great buys and I'm very glad it was a good day out! Oh and lovely socks too.

Daisy said...

ooh you got some nice things! Hopefully I'll make it next time!

cranberry said...

Lovely, Nell. I'm so envious that you got to go. :(

Sorry about your designing as well. I'm girding my loins to do that, hopefully. Eventually.

Rani said...

My next pair of socks will definitely be green! Beautiful!

Anonymous said...

You did a fabulous job on the socks!

Amanda (gr8aunt)

P.S. And, my new great-nephew is here! Safe and sound. Mom, Dad, BIG sister, and baby are all doing good.

Anonymous said...

Wow - what fab socks. I love how you've used the two colours - such a good idea. I'm trying to tell from the photos - is it a few stripes of the Lornas Laces and then then the rest is Opal?