Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Eleanor Socks

Another pair of blue socks, and these ones are for me too!



Pattern: Eleanor from Socktopia
Yarn: Black Bunny Fibers in Sapphire
Started: 3/26/07... barely ;)
Finished: 4/24/07

These socks got neglected a lot early in their WIP life and came to sock camp with barely the ribbing. I worked on them a bit there, but mostly they got done after finishing the Bday socks when I needed some relatively mindless knitting.I really liked the pattern and would definitely consider knitting it again for a gift. :)

Coincidentally I also listened to the Sense and Sensibility Librivox audiobook while I was knitting these socks - how appropriate! In truth the most of the listening didn't occur at the same time as the knitting, but it was during the same time period.

This is a really multi-purpose sock - I knit it for the Black Bunny Hop as well! Also, upon finishing this pair of socks I realized that I am keeping track of a lot of numbers! So, here goes.

This pair of socks is:

my 76th pair
my 20th pair in 2007
my 4th pair for the 52 Pair Plunge (April 1 '07 to April 1 '08)

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9 Comments:

Anonymous MJ said...

... woo.... 100th pair is getting closer!!!

9:54 PM  
Blogger Cece said...

Are you SERIOUS! I can't believe you've knits so many socks! Love the news ones...

5:03 AM  
Blogger Mia said...

I love the colors!!!

1:48 PM  
Blogger clothesknit said...

I love the pattern! I must have been living under a rock since I have no idea what socktopia is...off to investigate.

7:07 PM  
Blogger Jenneke said...

WTF?? Pair 20 for 2007? Cool!

2:47 AM  
Blogger Macoco said...

Wow - at that pace you could finish your 100th by the end of September. amazing.

6:20 AM  
Anonymous marti said...

Wow, you are to be commended for attempting 52 socks in 52 weeks. The pair that you just finished is beautiful!

1:17 PM  
Blogger limedragon :-: Harriet said...

They're gorgeous! : )

3:39 PM  
Blogger JessR said...

hi! lovely socks! and, if you please, where did you get those sock forms? i'm not sure what they're called, really, but i have been looking for something similar for ages! Any ideas? (ps - i'm in boston.)
Thank you!!!

2:08 PM  

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