Friday, July 16, 2010

May I Introduce

Last week I flew down to Myrtle Beach to visit my sister and parents. I spent five days down south and the timing couldn't have been more perfect because I flew out of NYC on Day 2 of the triple digit weather days. Getting into the land of cooler 80 degree temps and central air conditioning was welcomed with open arms.

While the time flew during my visit, I did get some quality knitting time in on a couple of my WIPs. I even have an FO. May I introduce you to Angee. You may remember her from when I first showed her off back in, um yes, March?!?

Angee is definitely fraternal twins and I have to say I am more inclined to loving sock #2 (left foot in picture). While I love this yarn, I found deeper into the skein of yarn, the pooling/coloring started acting differently than in sock #1. Sock #1 is more green and #2 is more pink.

Also, if I had thought about this yarn more deeply before starting the pattern I chose, I think I would have just knitted it up in plain stockinette. Why you may ask? Because my favorite part of the sock is this....

That's right. The bottom of the feet, the part no one will ever see, is my favorite part of the socks. The plain stockinette truly shows of this yarn the way I think it was meant to be. Oh well. Hindsight is 20/20. With all that said, I will wear these socks with pride this Fall/Winter because on dark/gloomy days these socks will put a smile on my face.

FO Details:

Pattern: Angee (Cookie A - Sock Innovation)
Yarn: The Sanguine Gryphon (Eidos); Colorway-Azalea
March 14, 2010
Finished: July 11, 2010
Needles: Knit Picks Circs Sizes 1.5 (leg) & 1 (foot)

Stay tuned for a Blankie update next time!


  1. I am loving those socks! That yarn is gorgeous!

  2. I like the soles too!! Sometimes it's so hard to tell from the skein what the sock is going to look like.

  3. When winter's blues get you, just slip on these socks and summer warmth will be just a memory away.

  4. I love the colors in that yarn. All your socks look great. I am still working on my sock yarn blankie squares. I started a modular scarf with leftovers, then gave up and bought yarn for it!