Blue Moon Socks that Rock yarn...Room without a Roof colorway...
Blue Moon Socks that Rock yarn...Beach Blanket Bingo colorway...
Blue Moon Socks that Rock yarn...Chickabiddy colorway...
You can check out Blue Moon Socks that Rock here they are always changing their inventory. Love their yarn and the names of their colorways!
Opal yarn...Bootsfart colorway...
The beginning of my newest sock knitting obsession... two different self-striping yarns where you alternate each round... a version of knitting I've seen on Instagram referred to as "ragrug" socks. Both of these yarns are Drops Fabel 903 and 911. I used the Dorothy's Spiral Sock pattern on this pair...which I did finish and give away but this is the only picture I have of them.
This pair is Drops Fabel 905 and 672 just alternating each round ...simple....LOVE the scrappy look! Did the heels in a solid gray.
Another version... my favorite so far but then isn't the last project you've done almost always your favorite? Drops Fabel 151 and 901 and added solid plum heels. What is so mesmerizing about this knitting is you have no idea what it is going to look like...you get different striping patterns and you have no control over what colors will end up next to each... my version of living dangerously...ROFL... I am soooooo not the "living dangerously" type!
I have another pair in this series on my needles now... hope to have them finished tomorrow for my first pair of 2016... pictures then. Oh if you are interested in the Drops Fabel yarn you can check it out here on Nordic Mart... nice yarn... good prices.
Now I did do one fancy item... the shawl I made to wear for my son's wedding. The pattern is Reverse Psychology... you can see it here on Ravelry...and the yarn is a gradient set from Kimber's Fiber Optics Paintbox Gradient...which you can check out here. If you sees something there you like don't be put off my the sold out line... email or call her... she has inventory in her brick and mortar store I just don't think she's keeping the website up to date.
This is a wonderful shawl/scarf...the pattern is well written with stitch counts for every row... oh be still my OCD...and the beads added a lovely sparkle and weight.
I am going to knit this again... I have another of Kimber's Paintbox Gradients in shade of purple... just need to look for beads that coordinate.
So it was a very good year crafty wise and otherwise....my older son got married last April and the newlyweds are very happy...and that makes me happy. I love my little house and I'm still tweaking things here and there. I have BIG plans for gardening in the Spring... my new garden wagon is going to get a work out ... life is good...
Thanks to each and every one of you who come and read my ramblings... I appreciate that you take the time to see what I'm up to. Hope that all of you have a HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY New Year!
happy stitching -