Friday, September 08, 2006

The Haul

On my trip to Seattle and Oregon I did buy some sock yarn, types of yarn that I don't own already and a little Socks That Rock.

I got The Great Adirondack Yarn Co. Soxie in Old English, Schaefer Anne, and some Nature's Palette in Iris. The Nature's Palette just couldn't wait to become Baudelaire. ;)

Also I realized I've been skimpy on the details in the last few posts. Here's a better (blocked) picture of the Conwy socks.

Pattern: Conwy from Knitting On the Road
Yarn: Lorna's Laces Shephard Sock in Tahoe, 1 skein (hence the short legs)
Started: Loooooong ago!
Finished: 9/7

The Cedar Creek socks (green/blue and brown/gold) a few posts back were the first kit from the Socks That Rock Rockin' Sock Club. The color is Rainforest Jasper and the pattern is the one that came with the kit.

And the baby socks were a pattern of my own (and the same yarn as Cedar Creek) - CO 32 sts, rib for 10 rounds, 2 rounds stockinette, star the heel flap, 2" stockinette on the foot and then start the toe decreases.


Blogger Jennifer said...

The Conwy socks are beauties!

Great stash enhancement too!

6:49 AM  
Blogger lexa said...

Beautiful socks! Love the colors!

4:09 PM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Love the socks!! I hope you enjoyed your time in the beautiful northwest.

8:27 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

Lovely socks, Stariel... the pattern and the yarn so so well together.

8:38 AM  
Anonymous sprite said...

What a great yarn haul! I particularly like the Schaefer Anne colors!

6:39 PM  
Blogger Jenna said...

Okay, this is creepy - we've made the same exact socks! See?
Also, we both live in Boston. I found your blog because I'm picking out my first wheel and I'm strongly considering the Symphony - are you happy with yours?

11:05 AM  

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Sock Yarn

    A quest to use sock yarns:

    Yarns I've had:
    * means I really liked it

    4-ply Soft
    A Piece of Vermont*
    Artyarns Supermerino*
    Austermann Step
    BMFA Sock Candy*
    Black Bunny Fibers*
    Brown Sheep Naturespun Sport
    Chinese Mystery sock yarn
    Claudia's Handpaints
    Conjoined Creations Flat Feet
    Crystal Palace Maizy
    CTH Supersock
    Dicentra Designs
    Dorchester Farms
    Fearless Fibers
    Gloss (KP)
    Interlacements Beibi Seda
    Interlacements Tiny Toes
    Interlacements Toasty Toes
    Jarbo Raggi
    Jojoland Melody
    Kona Superwash
    KP Essential
    KP Merino
    KP Palette
    Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock*
    Macek Designs
    Magic Stripes
    Mega Boots Stretch
    Nature's Palette
    Noro Kureyon Sock
    Panda Cotton
    Paton's Kroy*
    Peru DK
    Peruvian Quechua
    Regia Bamboo*
    Regia Cotton
    Regia Strato*
    Ruby Sapphire
    Socks That Rock*
    Star (Classic Elite)
    Stitch Jones
    Sunshine Yarns*
    Three Fates Cauldron Sock*
    Wool Ease
    Yarn Pirate*

    In Progress:

    Perchance to Knit
    Yarns in the stash:

    All Things Heather
    Ancient Threads
    Apple Laine
    Araucania Ranco
    Artyarns Ultramerino
    Autumn House Farm
    Baby Ull
    Ball and Skein
    Baywood Yarns
    Bearfoot (Mountain Colors)
    Briar Rose Fibers
    Brooklyn Handspun
    Cavyshops Handpaint
    C*eye*ber Fiber
    Cervinia Calzetteria
    CTH Superglitz
    Chasing Rainbows Dyeworks
    Chewy Spaghetti
    Classic Elite Alpaca Sox
    Colinette Cadenza
    Colinette Jitterbug
    Country Classic Yarn for Sox
    Crash Into Ewe
    Crown Mountain Farms Sock Hop
    Curious Yarns
    Done Roving
    Dream in Color
    Duet (A Swell Yarn Shop)
    Dye Dreams
    Ellen's Half Pint Farm
    End of the World Farm
    Fashion Trend Sportivo
    The Fiber Denn
    Fleece Artist
    The Flock Bransonas
    French Hill Farm
    Froehlich Blauband
    Gjestal Silja
    Great Adirondack Soxie
    Greenwood Fiberworks
    Jaeger Matchmaker
    Jarbo Mini Raggi
    Jawoll Cotton
    Just Our Yarn
    Knit Purl Natural Collection
    Kona Superwash
    KP Dancing
    KP Essential Tweed
    Lime & Violet
    Lisa Souza
    Louet Gems Pearl
    Mama Llama
    Merlin the Cat
    Meilenweit Cotton
    Meilenweit Trend
    Mind's Eye Merino/Tencel
    Mirasol Hacho
    Misty Mountain Farm
    The Natural Dye Studio
    Neighborhood Fiber Company
    Over the Rainbow Twinkletoes
    Pigeon Roof Studios
    Pine Woods
    Posh Yarn Lucia
    Prism Saki
    Pucker Brush Farm
    Regia Surf
    Reynolds Swizzle
    Reynolds Soft Sea Wool
    Rio De La Plata
    Royale Hare
    Roz Houseknecht
    Schaefer Anne
    Scout's Swag
    Sheep Shop Wensleydale
    Shelridge Farm
    Sockenwolle Unipo
    Spirit Trail Fiberworks
    Spunky Eclectic
    Steinbach Wolle Sockenwolle
    Sundara Yarn
    Tess Designer Yarns
    The Unique Sheep
    Universal Ditto
    Valley Yarns Franklin
    vanCalcar Acres
    White Oak Studio tvyarn
    Wisdom Yarns Marathon
    Wool in the Woods
    The Woolen Rabbit
    Yarn Botanika Radiance
    Ysolda Yarn
    Zen Yarn Garden

    To check out:

    Sophie's Toes
    The Spinning Bunny Yarns BFL

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