Friday, June 27, 2008

Vacation - Had to Get Away

Been gone for a couple of weeks...

Early in June, my Monkeys were looking more like pedicure socks. Sherrie - a new friend from Ravelry sent me her leftovers.









I was able to finish the Monkeys before departure. Here's the picot cuff that I use a lot.













And now. my toes are hidden, thankfully.









The Monkeys are my April 2008 socks. Remember how I knitted up almost to the toes on size 0's and how they didn't fit and all? So, I had a good reason to be tardy. I practically knitted them twice.

Project Specs:
Yarn - Colinette Jitterbug in the Fire colorway.
Needles - Knit Picks fixed circulars in size 1 (times two - two socks on two circs and all that...)
Modifications - I used the picot cuff instead of the twisted rib, and I used Charlene Schurch's garter edged heel flap.
Notes/Comments - Jitterbug has 320 yards per skein. I usually knit socks on size 0's or 1's, so, be warned, because I ended up being a few yards short. I like about 6 inches of cuff, and just by following the pattern, that's what the cuff length turned out to be. Had I known that I would come up short, I probably would have shortened the cuff by one pattern repeat. My Ravelry Fairy bailed me out; so, all's well that end's well...

MK out.

1 comment:

Lorette said...

Nice socks! It's good to see another picot fan. And VERY cool that your pedicure matches the socks!