Wednesday, July 05, 2006

A Drama Queen and a Diva

The holiday was too short. Middle of the week holidays make for a shorter work week but I always dread the day after. After "womanning" the grills for hours, the family began to arrive. It was a wonderful day full of food, fun and laughter.


Youngest niece and Drama Queen - Gina


Oldest Niece and Diva - Kayla

Big brother finally got his Xmas present. The Baby Cable socks are finished!!!


Specs:
Pattern: Baby Cables from Sensational Knitted Socks
Needles: 1 US Inox dpns for body of sock, 0 US Inox dpns for ribbing.
Yarn: Regia 4fadig in Black
Size: Men's size 13
Finished: 07/03/2006
Modifications: Knitted toe-up.


Specs:
Pattern: My generic toe-up sock.
Needles: 1 US Inox dpns for body of sock, 0 US Inox dpns for ribbing.
Yarn: Online Supersocke 100 Fun Color No. 765
Size: Women's 9 1/2
Finished: 06/30/2006

These are some of the "happiest" socks I have made. I love the colors. The yarn felt rough while knitting and even after soaking in woolwash they aren't as soft as other sock yarns I've used.

Sunday I cast on a pair of Regia Cotton Color socks using the "2 socks on 2 circs" method. I didn't find it that appealing the first 2 times I tried it. Things are moving along much faster this time around and it's great for the two 50 gm balls that I'm using. I still need to cast on 1 single sock from a 100 gm ball of Regia Plus Cotton Jacquard Color and the sock re-stocking will be complete.

4 comments:

Theresa said...

The socks and the girls are all beautiful! You really had one heck of a productive week.

Vera said...

Those OnLine socks are really cute!
The color is great.

Becky said...

Your neices are beautiful! One of these days I'm going to be brave enough to try knitting socks. But not yet...

Donna said...

Oh my gosh, but those girls are beautiful! You must be a very proud auntie.