Thursday, February 28, 2013

Showing my socks

Today I'm sporting another simple stockinette pair of socks in one of my favorite brands of yarn - Opal.


I love how Opal comes up with interesting color combinations and mix of patterns and stripes. You can see that these socks are fraternal twins. I followed my "normal" modus operandi. After knitting the first sock I took the remaining yarn, and I rewound it so that the pattern would reverse and the socks would not match. I like how the green in this yarn looks a bit like trees or or maybe a waterfall - okay maybe that's the yarn fumes talking - LOL!

Check out the Patchwork Times to see what  socks other people are wearing today.

Happy stitching-
carol fun



12 comments:

  1. Those socks are so cool. Love how the colors change in them!

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  2. How beautiful! And how clever of you to rewind the yarn and make the 2nd sock opposite.

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  3. Opal is such fun. I like your trees.

    I don't "bother" to try to make my socks match either. I did in the past but sometimes it took lots of yarn yardage before I got to the match point.

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  4. I think it is neat that it is OK for the socks not to match because they are hand made. Trying to make them match must be crazy making.

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  5. I see trees, yes definitely trees!!
    And they don't match?? They look like a matching set to me. Must get my eyes checked, huh?

    Love the color of those socks too and they would be my favorite because my mother's name is Opal.

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