Friday, December 7, 2012

Off and on the needles for another week

Another week and another sock has been knitted, making this a finished pair.


The yarn is Lorna's Laces In the Wind. I think I got this at The Loopy Ewe but its not on their site at the moment. These socks feel great... I finished them last night and I'm wearing them today.

And to again reward myself for finishing a pair of socks I cast on another pair. This time it is that new Jarbo Mini Ragg I got at Knit On in Newport Kentucky.


I cast on 60 stitches and I'm doing a K3 P2 ribbed leg. I can't wait to get into the lime-y green and hot pink parts of this yarn.

And speaking of finishing things up, Cindy of Tops to Treasures sent me this.... very funny!


Well it is a rainy day here and they are calling for a rainy weekend. Perhaps staying inside will get more of my Christmas decorating done. I gave up on trying to fix the burned out lights on the tree. I'm just going to throw another strand on in that section. I know if a bulb is missing the whole strand goes out but I didn't find any missing bulbs. And pulling each one out and replacing it with a bulb I knew worked only succeeded in making my fingers sore. I figure I spent over almost 2 hours on this and I'd like to have that time back to spend more productively on, oh I don't know... quilting, knitting, cross stitching, sleeping... something worthwhile.

Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Happy stitching-
carol fun





8 comments:

  1. Love the colors on the Lorna Lace socks!

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  2. I am soooo happy that you made that pretty sock her mate!!! was worried you might not do it!!!!
    my spent time today--that I wished I was sewing, knitting, something was on here trying to access one of my email accounts!!! so if it is not one thing it is another--if I did not enjoy reading blog sites and doing mine--I would not have a computer!! Oh wait and then there is all the internet buying!!!!!!
    Hugs,Di and miss gracie

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  3. beautiful socks can't wait to see how the color will work on second pair
    Ann

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  4. Love those colorful socks! Who'd guess that the socks you have started come from the lime green/pink ball shown!

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  5. The socks are just wonderful! I couldn't agree more. Sometimes the time it takes to fix something just isn't worth it. My DH loves to try to find out why we are having a problem on the computer. I say turn it off and we'll try to fix it later!

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  6. Pretty socks!

    You left out EATING from your more productive endeavors :)

    P.S. Whatever funny thing you were trying to link to is not working!

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  7. Waiting, waiting, waiting, for the weather to get cold enough to break out my wooly socks!

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