Sunday, March 23, 2014

Year of Projects 3: Shur'Tugal 03


SOCKTOPUS: Totally Vanilla • Kandahar • V Junkie • Kwalia • Farmer McGregor • Shur'tugal • 2luvcrew • Vorticity • Rumpled! • Crowley • Om Shanti • Mince Pie Mayhem • Hundred Acre Wood • De Stijl • Fiori di Zucca • Caretta Caretta • Spring Shoots

The second Shur'tugal sock for the Socktopus KAL is almost done; just one and half more repeats, the toe transition chart and the toe. With any luck I'll have this pair finished this evening. We're heading out of town next week, so I'd like it off the needles before that.

As I finished up sock one I wondered whether I was going to run short of yarn, but happily sock one weighed a gram less than the yarn left for sock two, so I should just squeak through. Don't you love it when you use almost every inch of yarn?

The pattern is working up beautifully in this yarn - Sydney Sock from Studio June Yarn in a colourway called "Deep in the Forest". In fact I've already had several onlookers try to call dibs on these socks. Too late though, they've been knit with someone specific in mind and exactly to size. This year I'm trying not to leave gift knitting until the last minute. We'll see how self-disciplined I can be about that!

9 comments:

Frieda said...

Love them too Lynn, can't blame them for trying ;-) !

Lucy Bowen said...

Another lovely pair of socks, I'm sure you will have them done in time. It's great that you have some gifts nearly ticked off already :-)

*~* Kim *~* said...

What a lovely sock! I really like the color. As to your question about loving using up every bit of yarn? My answer is NO! That usually means yarn chicken for me and that stresses me out! :)
Have a lovely week...
xoxo

Dee said...

They will make a wonderful gift. I'll have to give that pattern a try one of these days.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

They look great!
Have find down south - bring some warmer weather back with you please!

mysparemoments.com said...

They really are a fantastic pair of socks and will make a wonderful gift.

Sam I Am...... said...

That is one great pair of socks! I love the color the design and yes....hardly any leftover. Have fun next week!

Lily Razz said...

Oooh you made some real progress! I knew you'd finish them before your trip! They're looking lovely! I do love it when I don't have too much yarn left, but I think you're a wizard at calculating the right amount of yarn!

Kepanie said...

Warming up my Jedi mind trick to steal those socks from you! WAtch out!