Sunday, January 30, 2011

starting new socks


Did you notice? That was three scarves in a row; three very different scarves, but three scarves nonetheless. Odd, huh? That makes today a good day to cast on socks.

Here's another pattern that's been in my queue for a long time - Socks for Christy by Linda Fisher. I love the look of this pattern but I've been putting off starting them; I guess I thought the pattern would be harder than it is. One word of warning: there are lots of k3togs and sssks, making me very glad I invested in some unbreakable Blackthorn needles last year. I'm also very glad that the Fleece Artist BFL sock yarn I'm using is not at all splitty. Splitty yarn combined with all these twisted and crossing stitches would be a nightmare!

5 comments:

Wanderingcatstudio said...

That's a really pretty pattern!

Dee said...

Pretty, pretty!

suse-the-slow-knitta said...

oh wow! sssk?k3tog? I think I would go cross-eyed, still, it's a gorgeous pattern!

Delusional Knitter said...

Very nice pattern! Glad you have a good combo of yarn and needles to work it.

Louise said...

Nice pattern on the socks but K3tog...that is one thing I just don't like doing. They always seems so slow and awkward. Maybe I just needed better needles.