Wednesday, February 21, 2007

A Secret Project Unveiled

Since Adelle received her package, I can now post about my SSS Swap Sock!

Adelle was the mastermind of this swap, in which you knit one sock and send it along with the yarn and pattern for the second sock to your buddy. In return I will be receiving a single sock sometime soon! The deadline to send is 2/28, but I finished the sock a while ago and couldn't wait to get it out.

Pattern: Oblique Openwork from Sensational Knitted Socks
Yarn: Knit Picks Gloss
Started: 1/29/07
Finished: 2/6/07

I think the socks turned out great, and I enjoyed working with the Knit Picks Gloss, even though I'm usually not a big fan of silk. The pattern is very easy to memorize and made good TV knitting since I didn't have to pay too much attention. I will definitely be knitting the same socks for myself.

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Blogger schnauzermum said...

A beautiful, gorgeous sock! I can't believe HOW FAST you knit it! I'm in awe...send some sock fairy dust up to NH to this sock newbie. :) Again, an awesome sock.

7:44 PM  
Anonymous Luise said...

Beautiful socks (and I'm a sucker for red)! And I'd think the pattern could be adapted for a scarf or something else -- so pretty. Thank you also for your yarn tour de force of September (though I read it only recently). Very impressive.

6:17 AM  
Blogger limedragon :-: Harriet said...

Gorgeous! The swap premise was really cool too. :)

7:35 AM  
Blogger midgeling said...

Wow, you put my sick knitting to shame. I have done very little since being sick. Those turned out so nicely!

2:03 PM  
Blogger String Bean said...

I got my package in the mail today. Thank you! I love the socks! Woo-hoo! I'm wearing them right now (and for the rest of the day and possible tomorrow).

3:40 PM  
Blogger bensmumma said...


5:00 PM  
Blogger Lynette said...

that's a beautiful sock! i just brought my Sensational Sock book from the basement. I hope to start a pair soon.

AFTER i finished several projects first.

5:33 PM  

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