Monday, July 4, 2011

Come Blog Along Pattern 01 Post 01

Knitting on the Road: CanadaCanal du Midi • Conwy • Dalarna • Denmark • Friday Harbor • Hiiumaa • Huron Mountain • New England • The Road to Oslo • Santa Fe • Spey Valley • Christmas in Tallinn • Traveler's Stockings • Uinta Cabin • Unst • Whitby

We've spent the last couple of days at a cottage resort on Stoney Lake in the Kawarthas, and it gave me a chance to visit with my brother and his family, as well as my sister and her family. It was fun to see the kids playing at the beach, swimming in the pool and kayaking on the lake. A nice little getaway!

After full days of fun in the sun these exhausted kids tend to fall into bed early, leaving the adults time to catch up and leaving me time to knit. I cast on the first sock from the first pattern in Knitting on the Road. I'll admit that I wasn't too excited about this sock when I saw it in the book, but now I just don't think their colour choices and their photography do it justice. I'm loving my version of it! The Latvian twist that begins the cuff was a lot of fun to do and gives a striking result. Two thumbs up so far!

Happy 4th of July to our American friends!

3 comments:

Dee said...

I'll add my two thumbs up also. Love the colors you chose.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

That's a great colour combo!

thewoolymammoth said...

i also like the colors you have chosen. i almost chose this book as well, so i'm very interested on your thoughts on it along the way