Friday, August 23, 2013

The craziness continues...On the Needles

As I said last Friday - I LOVE knitting these crazy socks! As evidenced by the photo below I finished the first pair of what is going to be LOTS of crazy socks.

I am so pleased with how these turned out. Even before I had totally finished the second sock I was rummaging around in my big basket of leftover yarns and selected about 10 different little bits and bobs to start this pair.

Purple, teals, olive - I'm selecting colors the same way I do it when I make a scrap quilt. I find one fabric or yarn that has several colors in it that I like and then pick other companions that are similar, yet different. So far that has worked out well. And just like when I make a quilt and I consider it FREE because it is "leftover" stuff, these are totally FREE socks - oh I am soooo virtuous and thrifty - LOL!

Each sock that I knit like this gives me more ideas for other crazy socks - and the craziness continues! LOVE IT!

Happy knitting-
carol fun


  1. I love those! I have never changed yarns in sock knitting. How do you change colors?

  2. those socks are gorgeous you should design yarn

  3. You LOVE it! I LOVE it! Seriously, I need a pair of scrappy socks. I guess I'm going to have to learn to knit some myself.....because you aren't sharing. :)

  4. I just love all the colors in your crazy socks!!

  5. Your crazy socks are wonderful.

    Red, white and blue would be wonderful. I have tons of ideas. LOL

  6. I give up!!!! This is your fault! I'm looking into taking a class to knit socks...I love your socks! I have not touched knitting needles for more than 20 years.

  7. They aren't crazy.. they are beautiful!

  8. How fun! What's your trick to sewing in all those ends?


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