Thick & Shiny Ribbed Socks

Yarn: some nameless Merino/Tencel I picked up at Knitters Connection last year Pattern: basic ribbed socks Notes: want to knit up a pair of socks in two days? Hold two strands together and knit them on size 3’s. Granted these came out feeling a little thicker than I’d hoped… but …

Cupcake Ripple

Yarn: Yarn Pirate BFL in “Cupcake” Pattern: Broadripple (Ravelry; Knitty.com) Notes: Started these as a KAL in the Hanks group on Ravelry a number of months ago… but kept putting them aside for other, more pressing things. Finally buckled down and made myself finish them last week!

Marigold Stanley

Yarn: Koigu KPPPM, picked up on my Thanksgiving trip last year when running to Chicago for the day. Pattern: Marigold (Ravel it!) Notes: At one point Cathy looked at me and said, “that’s your Flat Stanley, isn’t it?” and thus the name of the socks were born. Many of you …

Pheasant L’orange

Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock in “Satsuma” Pattern: Pheasant Run (Ravel it!) Notes: Socks knit for a class on lace socks that I was teaching; not decided if I’m going to keep them or give them as a Christmas present. I love the combination of yarn and pattern – neither …