Friday, October 5, 2012

On and off the Needles

Soctoberfest is off to a great start. I've already completed one sock and I've started its mate. The yarn is Opal's Antonia Handyed color 3173. I got it at here at Simply Socks Yarn. I LOVE LOVE LOVE how the first sock knit up. Just look at the pooling...


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And this is the beginning of the second sock. Hmmmm... I don't think this one is going to pool like the first one. I think it will be more of a irregular stripe which was the effect I got on the foot of the first sock. Darn... I really want it to pool, but I don't know that there is anything I can do to make it happen. Now I ordered 2 other colorways of this yarn and I'm seriously considering buying more. I also saw it yesterday here at Yarn.com. They have a colorway that SSYC doesn't. Oh very tempting!

Hope your Soctoberfest is woolly and warm!

carol fun

9 comments:

  1. An Edwardian lady in full dress was a wonder to behold, and her preparations for viewing were awesome.silks saree

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  2. Love the pooling, Carol! And my GOSH you're fast! magic loop?

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  3. You are speedy! I do love the pooling of the color, can't wait to see what the other sock looks like.

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  4. that is so cool the way the colors pooled
    Ann

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  5. Okay, I've got to learn how to make socks. I love them and they look so warm!

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  6. Love the sock! Hmmm will this be making it's appearance at court some time soon?

    Hope you are enjoying the awesome fall weather we have been having lately. :)

    Blessings always

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  7. I love the color of your sock. I just may have to get started learning how to knit socks. I love what everyone is doing with the beautiful yarns. What is that wire frame contraption that you have in the second one. I guess this shows how dumb I am about socks, huh?

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  8. Love the effect! It's chilly here this morning ~ those socks would be on my piggies!

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