Well, no ribbons for my socks this year. But I'm really glad I tried. I didn't get to see them (we went away), but C & E checked on them for me. The feedback I got was that the ribbon winners were more colorful as well as textured, and done with very fine stitches. So, … Continue reading Dragon Socks and the fair and more sock knitting
I finished the "Here there be dragons" socks last night, and am very happy with them. This shot shows the front with the toe (on the right) and the heel (on the left): Project notes: Louet Gems Merino Sport weight in Eggplant 2.75 bamboo dp needles Pattern: Here There Be Dragons from Theresa Walunas Notes: … Continue reading The dragons are here!
I finished one of the "Here there be dragons", and have a good start on the second. I think I may make the deadline for submission to the fair. Here's a close up of the pattern. I really like the way the texture stands out. I'll be interested to see how they wear, as they … Continue reading Dragon Sock Progress
I've begun the Here there be dragons socks. I'm trying the Louet Gems Yarn which I love so far. It's the eggplant color, 100% Merino Wool fine/Sport Weight (100 gram - 225 yards). I started them last Saturday, and I've already turned the heel: I'm using 2.75mm needles, and it's going very quickly. I'm really … Continue reading Royal Dragon Socks