This month's socks flew by! I was praying they would since I got such a late start on them. I wanted to share pictures while they were in progress, but before I could post it, they were done. Here's a picture from Friday evening, I was sitting down to enjoy knitting the second sock and read my new copy of Crochet Today! magazine.
And here they are finished:
Project: Marigold Socks - April's Month Socks
Started: April 18, 2012
Finished: April 20, 2012
Pattern: Marigold Socks by Pamela Wynne
Yarn: Spud and Chloe Fine in Firefly
Needles: 2.75 mm Harmony DPNs
I was so happy with this pattern, it was easy, fun and very, very quick. I got my pair out of one skein of Fine, I should have done the foot part a bit longer though for a more easy fit, which would have used more yarn and required a second skein, but they still fit just as they are. I actually enjoyed doing them toe-up and really liked the short-row toe and heel. I'm thinking of coming up with a pattern for just a plain vanilla sock done in a similar fashion so I can get more out of my skeins of yarn. I really liked knitting with the Fine, it has such a beautiful sheen to it from the silk content. I would definitively use it again. I've had my eye on the Tutu colorway for quite some time, and now that I know how it knits up, I may have to treat myself to a couple of skeins. I could see this yarn making lovely shawls as well since it looks so regal in knitted form.
Well, that's all for today!!