Thursday, February 01, 2007

Hey, socks!

My last (and 7th) pair for January. Yes, I realize it is February at the moment, but I finished these last night in front of the TV, and I couldn't very well stop watching House to take a picture of socks in the dark!

Yarn: Henry's Attic superwash hand dyed by me
Started: 1/20/07
Finished: 1/31/07

These are big socks. My partner for the Knittyboard Sock Exchange is String Bean and she is one of those people with... big feet. So these socks have 10.5"-ish long feet and nice long legs as well. In fact, you can see in the picture that they almost cover the whole sock blocker!

Mmmm... yummy stitches. I'm very pleased with how the yarn knit up.



Blogger Bezzie said...

Wow. Seven pairs? Wow.

They look great--but I love purple and blue and green!

2:43 PM  
Blogger Allena said...

the colors of that yarn are beautiful! i bet your partner loves them. go you knitting 7 pairs. i'm still working on the pair i'm making for myself that i started last year. for some reason when i knit for myself i alway put it aside to finish other projects. so my beautiful socks have been on the back burner for a long long time! i should finish them don't ya think? my feet would appreciate it. LOL
too many of my friends are having babies.. ugh i wish i had 8 arms so i could finish all my projects.

6:38 PM  
Blogger limedragon :-: Harriet said...

They're very pretty, I love the colors you dyed! :)

4:34 AM  
Blogger Batty said...

7 pairs in one month! Wow! If you keep going like this, you'll have more than 52 pairs of socks at the end of the year!

5:41 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I was about to say gorgeous job on the hand dyeing, but I'm still getting over the fact that you knit SEVEN pairs of socks in one month!

6:12 AM  
Anonymous Joanna said...

Oooooh, great dye job! I love the stripey effect... string bean is lucky. :)

7:41 AM  
Blogger bradyphrenia said...

so pretty! i love the colors.

10:04 AM  
Blogger String Bean said...

Hey! Those are my feet you're talking about! ;)

They look great! I can't wait to wear them.

11:07 AM  
Blogger Baywood Yarns said...

Those colors are beautiful, and your stitches are so nice and even!

9:03 PM  
Anonymous hellahelen said...

Wow, I love your hand-dyed yarn! Do you use real dyes, or Kool-aid? Do you have a secret to keeping them from pooling?

3:02 PM  

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