Sunday, August 26, 2007

my gosh, I nearly forgot - A finished project!


I don't usually squeeze in two post in one day but I finished my stockinette Rhubarber socks last night! I am in love, with Wollemeise, with the sheen and quality of the yarn, the wonderul way the socks hug my foot. AND I love the way I have rationalized that since I was able to work on the Rhubarber and Campanula's at the same time, surely I can start another pair. I found it was good to have an easy walk-around sock to work on in the car, and the lace sock for home on the couch - so this means, I should wind up another Wollemeise - oh, the humanity!

Such cause for celebration means the Dansko's must come out.



Blogger Elemmaciltur said...

Yay! Wollmeise love! Great socks!!!

3:47 PM  
Blogger Nell said...

Those are so cute in your Danskos! I love that shot. I really must get my hands on some of that Wollmeise

3:49 PM  
Blogger Kristy said...

So pretty! Which Wollmeise is next?

4:39 PM  
Blogger mle said...

Those are just gorgeous!! me wants!

5:28 PM  
Blogger Auntly H said...


(I <3 Danskos, too)

5:28 PM  
Blogger clothesknit said...

Great socks! I need to get my hands on some Wollmeise! Three cheers for Danskos *sigh* what's better than handknit socks and a pair of Danskos?

6:18 PM  
Blogger The_Add_Knitter said...

Yes, Wollmeise is unbelievable, literally like velvet. I have a pair of rpms in that same color way on the needles right now, and your socks are motivating me to work on them!!

6:27 PM  
Blogger Diana @ Photodee said...

OOh! I love those. I might need to get some of that yarn! They look so cute with your shoes!

6:46 PM  
Blogger MollyBeees said...

I just love these socks! The color, the pattern, the picots. They are the perfect sock!

7:03 PM  
Anonymous Marisol said...

Absolutely Gorgeous Dahling! Love the Wollmeise and love those Dansko's!!!

In a moment of weakness from your Ode to Claudia I put in an order! Lets see what happens:) I'm itching to try this yarn now:)

I worked on my Campanula sock and finally have some progress to share too:)

Have a great week!

7:05 PM  
Blogger Zonda said...

Fabulous!! Makes me want to knit mine now!! But I can't!!

10:04 PM  
Blogger Carrie said...

Tee hee, I love the Danskos shots! Hm, I may need to get some Wollmeise...

10:10 PM  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

Oh stop it already! Those are the cutest things i have seen!!!! The SOCKS and the DANSKOS!!!

10:17 PM  
Blogger JL said...

Nice socks.

12:24 AM  
Blogger Di said...

Love the socks! The rhubarb colours are great!

2:19 AM  
Blogger Knitterella said...

So cool! I love the picot edging. You make me want to knit socks!

P.S. Thank you so much for your kind comment on my boy Marley. It's amazing how much a dog can affect your life.

7:23 AM  
Blogger Jodi said...

Lovely and perfect for fall! Cute Danskos, too.

Thanks for the tag -- I'll post my 8 things soon.

8:50 AM  
Anonymous Sarah said...

LOVE Them! Yes. Always must have an easy sock on the needles - that does not count as a WIP.

Great color!

2:55 PM  
Blogger bobbi said...

did you buy new shoes specially to take that great picture? very pretty socks, was it an easy knit?

4:46 PM  
Blogger Shannon said...

Wonderful sock, and I love the shoes as well. Ever since I started knitting socks I base a lot of my "shoe" decisions on how well they will show off my socks.

6:05 PM  
Blogger sheepish one said...

as everyone else has said, i love the socks AND the danskos. i've featured one pair of my own danskos on my blog, too. there is nothing better with which to show off hand-knit lovelies!

9:04 PM  
Blogger Susan said...

You are so cute in those socks!

8:09 PM  
Blogger Knitting Kris said...

I just love the socks - perfect with the shoes! I'm thinking my next purcahse will have to be a pair of Dansko's!
PS - I too have purchased directly from Claudia, and she is a sweet lady, and the yarn ships quickly. Dangerous, when you are a yarn addict! :)

5:36 AM  
Blogger gray la gran said...

i haven't tried that flavor of sock yarn yet ... but hope to by christmas (dear santa, hint hint).
it's also convenient that the danskos are mighty cute, and just happen to mask the only bit of pooling acros the instep. bless mary janes!
by the way, it was your jaywalkers that *inspired* mine. i look forward to seeing the orchid shibui knitted up ... i am curious as to how those colors will be ....

9:31 AM  

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