Out with the old, In with the new

Out with the Nov socks of the month.

By the time they got to a length that I could try them on I found out that the slip stitch rib had eaten up all elasticity in the leg and I couldn’t even get it over my heel/ankle even though it measured out to the right size. Oh well, I wanted to knit them 2 at once magic loop method anyways so now I can! Blessing in disguise.

In with Claudia Handpainted sock yarn fingering weight in color Walk in the Woods on size 2 circular needles. Using the slip stitch rib only this time, they are moving along quite nicely. Now that makes me feel accomplished.

I have been considering casting on for something else. It’s a large project, a bit of a repeat for me but I think well worth the repetition. Worsted weight Feather & Fan ‘shawl’ which would really end up being a huge blanket. But who can pass that up?? I love circular blankets and I don’t need a replica of a shawl I already have so why not do it in worsted weight? I loved the pattern, I loved working on it even though it took hours per row at the end. If I have yarn on hand I might just cast on. hmmmm….we’ll just have to see what I can come up with. I do have 13 hanks of aqua/green/white crack yarn that I could use.

That is too good to pass up. It shall be done.



One thought on “Out with the old, In with the new

  1. Anonymous

    this is looks really good so far and i love the handpainted yarn!

    i wanted to let you know that I made a candle flame scarf fromy your free patterns. thanks for offering the pattern, i LOVED it. i posted a couple of pictures of it on my blog if you want to see how it came out, the pattern repeat made for a really interesting design.


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