August 07, 2005

Sockpal-2-za - halfway there!

My first sock for my Sockpal-2-za pal is done! It looks a little floppy because my sock pal's feet are a little bit longer than mine, so my toes don't go to the end here, but I'm happy I was able to get a picture that shows off both color and pattern. It's a five stitch zigzag eyelet pattern that I modified from a few things I found online, and I think it actually looks pretty good with the dark, bold blues.

I have measured and measured while making this sock, but I am a little worried about the length, because I've usually just sized socks to my own feet, so I am going to leave the tail end (even though it's tucked in tight) free and uncut, and when I send my socks off to my sock pal, I'll send her the extra yarn as well, just in case.

Oh, and I realized I never posted a picture of the eyelet stripe blanket I made (and finished in June, I think), so here you go - yes, it's the summer of afghans around here, because there's nothing better to knit during a heatwave than warm, snuggly blankets! Heh.

Posted by Jenipurr at August 7, 2005 05:07 PM

That blanket is lovely. What yarn did you use?

Also, um... hi! I ran across your blog a week or two ago whilst randomly following links, so I've been lurking recently.

Posted by: Caitrin at August 8, 2005 08:58 PM

Oh - I should have included that in the entry - sorry! The yarn is Red Heart, colorway is Monet, and the picture captures the color pretty well. And hello - thanks for delurking!

Posted by: Jenipurr at August 8, 2005 09:03 PM

Beautiful sock! Great job.

Posted by: Tammy at August 9, 2005 01:49 PM