Let’s do the Good News first. I finished my second pair of Monkey socks today, whilst lounging at Twisted:
- Start date: January 21, 2008
- Finish date: February 2, 2008
- Pattern used: Monkey by Cookie A
- Yarn: Zen String Fingering in “Twisted”
- Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
- Notes: Modified the heel to continue the lace pattern down the flap (see second photo)…
Love ’em, love the yarn, love the pattern. S’all good :)
I also bought a skein of Dream in Colour Smooshy, in “Good Luck Jade”, which I CO on for Sockdown: February! For this month’s challenge, they have to feature a heel that’s new to me. Since I only CO a couple of hours ago:
I don’t have to worry about that quite yet. I’ll figure out what heel I’m trying out next when I get that far. At the moment, I’m really liking the yarn – the feel of it, the way it knits up, the colours. My own complaint is that it appears to be overdyed, and now my fingers are a delicate shade of green.
Ohwell. Nothing’s perfect.
Now. The Bad News. Which isn’t bad, not really. Opus and I went to Yarnia and, uh, I forgot to get a picture. My review? It’s, well, going to be a great store for machine knitters. Not so much for knitters like Opus and I. So… yeah, that’s that. I think that they’ll be perfect for the machine knitters in town, since no one really caters to them anymore. Well, except for Yarnia now :)
And that’s about everything. I think I want to sleep now. It was a looong day.
2 thoughts on “FO: Watercolour Monkeys”
I kind of got that feeling when I read the store’s about page, etc. There’s a big difference to me between a plied yarn and yarn wound together.
Oh, I like that yarn color name. I have been “commissioned” to come up with a colorway with a similar name, however, I think mine is supposed to be a lot more of an intense green…