I forced myself to put down Ishbel, and pick up the sock – I was so close and it was time to finish them….
Another toe up pattern from Wendy’s book – and I have to say, I really enjoyed it. I think its a great pattern, very easy to memorize and I like the way it looks. I used Wendy’s gusset heel, and started with Judy’s Magic Cast on. I do love the patterns in this book – there are so many in it that I want to make, which I think its unusual. I typically see one or two patterns that I want to make, or do make, but I can see making all of patterns in this book. Really recommend it!
I bought this yarn because I had seen it on Opal’s blog and wanted to try it. I am so glad I did – this is great sock yarn – beautiful colors, and just a nice feel. I’ll definitely be getting more. There are so many nice sock yarns out there – but its always nice to find another one!
I’m glad I finished these – these were my June sock of the month (started a little early, but still…!), and I wanted to get them done before the end of the month. I have 6 bags left to pick from – but I’ve bought new yarn as well, so its going to be hard to focus and keep with the bags and not just start a new pair of socks with new yarn. In fact, I think this pair didn’t come from a bag…but still, it was stash yarn so I’m counting it!
I’m so glad it is the weekend – its been a long week. I’m taking a long weekend next weekend for the 4th holiday, and I’m looking forward to it! Work has been really busy, so it will be nice to have a nice long weekend. What are you doing for the 4th (or what do you do any long summer weekend)? We are looking for ideas!
I’m still looking for yarn for Ulmus – I haven’t decided on what yarn, what colors yet but I keep on looking. I’m holding off on getting anything because a) I really need to finish some of my current projects b) really should look in the stash to see if I have something that would work and c) can’t decide! This is my favorite part of a project – thinking about what yarn to use, planning it, being excited.
OK, I’m off – lots to do today. Have a great weekend!