Sunday, September 10, 2006

Socks... I'm beginning to think I have a problem.

Do I have a sock problem? Yeah... probably...



This lovely pair of pink Broadripple socks was knit in Cascade Fixation. I started them on 9/8 and finished them in the wee hours of the morning 9/10. During their short time as a WIP they watched House with me, came on the subway and commuter rail, went to the beach, and went to see Little Miss Sunshine with Alexis and me. :)

And now the 2nd pair, baby socks again!



These are the socks I started at Alexis's when I finished my Conwy socks and had nothing to knit. Apparently the color repeats in this yarn are large enough for a whole baby sock, which makes them look a little odd.

And tonight I cast on and knit a couple rows on the cuffs of my Rock and Weave socks from the second Socks That Rock club kit.

13 Comments:

Blogger Zonda said...

Wow, love the shorter broadripples, and the color too! Those baby socks are too cute! You go girl!! :)

9:09 PM  
Blogger SarahJanet said...

Your Broadripples look GREAT! I've been working on mine so sporadically that it's been two months and I'm only just onto the second sock. (I've made about three other pairs in the interim.) I love the pink. Thanks for the motivation to finish mine up!

10:45 PM  
Blogger javede said...

Girl, you're fast! I need two to three evening tv sessions to get plain stockinette socks for me and you knit broadripples!

11:29 PM  
Anonymous Ruth said...

The socks look great, and I like the baby socks too. Who says stuff has to match perfectly?

4:55 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

It's not a sock problem, it's a sock obsession. Obsessions aren't always a problem. :-)

6:11 AM  
Blogger mf said...

socks look great!

7:06 AM  
Blogger CarryFairie said...

Ooooh, I'm embarrassed now! I am doing the Broadripples (in the exact colorway in fact!) and I'm even doing anklets and I haven't finished yet...started them LAST MONTH!

They look great, and I think you might have provided the inspiration I needed...

2:57 PM  
Blogger Lazuli said...

Problem? I don't konw about that. But I sure do get a lot of vicarious sock knitting pleasure out of reading your blog!

5:59 PM  
Blogger mikomiao said...

you are one fast sock knitter girl! lovely broadripples.

8:30 PM  
Blogger Leah said...

Wow!! Very cool! I'm starting on my broadripples but the fixation is getting the better of me. I've only got size 3's in bamboo & I think that's my problem! :(

Yours are fantastic though!

6:41 PM  
Blogger lexa said...

I've made Broadripples, too. It's a great pattern! I love the color of yours. Those baby socks are sweet as well.

12:37 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

Pretty pretty Broadripples!

Y'know, I've seen the Harlot sign her books with "Obsession is normal." I tend to agree.

6:24 PM  
Anonymous emily said...

I looove the broadripples. Both the color and the pattern for the leg. Excellent job!

1:21 PM  

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