Friday, July 13, 2012

On the needles

Friday's not over yet and I have an entry for "On the Needles" at Judy's blog - Patchwork Times.

First up, another pair of colorful socks made with DROPS Fabel. Now I am normally not a purple person but this skein just makes my mouth water. I love all the different shades of purple.


And second, a pair of black socks. BIG black socks. And normally I wouldn't be knitting plain black socks but these are for my oldest son. He's a BIG guy, with BIG feet and he he has the hardest time finding comfortable fitting socks. I finally convinced him let me try and make him a pair. I think he's going to like them and there will be many more black socks in my future. But its okay because it is a labor of love and there isn't much a 20 something guy will let you make for him - besides food - lots of Italian food - LOL!


And I will leave you with this little fact - all of Mr. Rogers cardigans were hand knit by his mother! I don't think that going to happen with my son so I'll settle for socks.


Happy stitching-
carol fun

5 comments:

  1. I loved that little factoid about r. Rogers! I am also IN LOVE with your socks. Socks are something that I want to LEARN to knit but haven't accomplished it yet. Maybe after the KAL Mystery Shawl and the three projects at CAMP LOOPY EWE I will be accomplished enough for socks!

    Love the name of your blog too!!!!

    sao in Midlothian, VA

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  2. You make the greatest socks! Making black socks for your son is a fabulous idea.

    Loved the factoid about Mr Rogers' sweaters. Thank you for sharing.

    Enjoy your Saturday.

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  3. that purple yarn is amazing. I'm going to learn to knit someday.

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  4. Socks are so awesome-Mr. Rodgers too!

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  5. My boys are all gonna have big feet, so if you get real good at these, I'll add them to my list when I come with my big suitcase. Hehehe....
    Very cool fact about Mr. Rogers!!!

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