Wednesday, February 08, 2006

A "Yay!" and a "Thanks!"

Yay!

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Pattern: Whitby from Knitting On the Road
Yarn: Regia cotton sock yarn
Started: January 16th
Finished: February 7

The Whitby socks are done. They look ugly in the picture, but I swear they're pretty on a human. But they're not for me, so I tried them on before I washed them (and forgot to take a picture) and you're getting the washed and ready to send version. These are Sock Savior socks for Sockapaltwoza or whatever the 2nd one was. :)

And now for the "Thanks!"

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Danielle sent me this not-quite-so-random RAoK of some beautiful pink angora and adorable stitch markers. The angora is so soft and fluffy, I have to think of something really special to make with it. I've never knit with angora before! Any suggestions?

9 Comments:

Blogger gourdongirl said...

lovely fluffy yarn....if enough yardage, why not try a shrug. Like the sox too.

8:30 PM  
Blogger Julie said...

Love the socks!

10:38 AM  
Blogger christine said...

Delurking to say - Great socks, and I heart that mohair........

11:27 AM  
Blogger Shelley said...

Good job on the socks! Lucky to receive the angora and stich markers. I've never knit with angora either.

5:06 PM  
Blogger Zonda said...

Nice socks! However...I think I could just stare at the yarn forever...so pink and soft....yummy!

8:19 PM  
Blogger Elspeth said...

I love the socks! They look so comfy!

1:30 PM  
Blogger alison said...

Oooh, that angora looks heavenly. Love the Whitby's! Thanks again for being a sock savior! :)

(PS - Don't forget to send me an email about that Meilenweit yarn.)

4:18 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

Hi Ariel~
I got some beautiful socks in the mail Saturday!
Thank you so much!!

4:58 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

Oooo..gorgeous angora. I know the yardage on it isn't huge! Maybe a neck warmer? Anythig cabled probably won't show stitch def. What about a lace scarf? Maybe Branching out from Knitty? Or that one w/ hearts they did a while ago for breast cancer awareness? oooo...or Misty Morning from Scarf Style? Which is just a basic "old shale" of you don't have the book...

8:46 AM  

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