Thursday, December 01, 2011

The Odds were GOOD!

I'm a really slow knitter. Even when I devote lots of time to knitting, I still take a long time to get projects done. However when it's cold outside and your sock inventory is small

you kick it into gear and knit up some more! Yesterday I posted that I had the foot to go on a sock. After working on it all day, including digging out a second skein for the last half of the toe, at 11:35pm I kitchenered these bad boys!

Now before you all get excited, the yarn is a sport weight which helps the process move along MUCH faster. That being said, these were fast even for me!


Stats include but not limited to:

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport #104 Uptown
3x1 rib (my fave) vanilla sock
56sts on size 2 dpns
Sock #1: 8/23/11 - 10/16/11
Sock #2: 11/26/11 - 11/30/11

Sock #1 took 1.5 months. Sock #2 took 4 days.

They've got some funky flashing points at the gusset

The left side looks like this,


but the right side is plain.



Both sides are warm. I know this because as soon as I was finished with them I put them on and went to bed!

Now that these are done I should pull out Baby Girl's poncho, but an ear flap hat is calling my name as well. We'll see who ended up being the loudest.

5 comments:

Dee said...

Flap hat ... flap hat.....flap hat!!!!!

Susan said...

I adore those pooling colors!

Zonda said...

Cool socks! They remind me of a popsicle/slushie.

BTW, when I saw that little ball of yarn, I wondered if you would have enough. Glad you did ;)

kathy b said...

Oh they are so soooo cute.

Sandie Knapp said...

Yeah, another pair finished and on the foot. They look toasty and warm, and I really like that bit of flash around the gusset. Different and interesting too. :)