Sunday, February 22, 2015

Turned Heel

Goal complete!

Thank you Daytona 500 for allowing me to sit and knit these heels, without feel guilty that I should be doing something else! (for the record it was laundry day and we did that during the commercials.)

The Fish Lips Kiss Heel may have just become my go to heel.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Knitting along with these stripes

It was a heavy travel week for me at work, so by the time I got home I was lucky to spend 15 minutes knitting then off for some shut eye.

I'm still making good progress though. I CO twelve increased to 72 and knitting on US 1.5mm.

This is what they looked like at the beginning of the week:
and tonight:

The goal for tomorrow is the Fish Lips Kiss Heel (or as I keep calling it the Fish Kiss Heel!).

Monday, February 9, 2015

Valentine Striped Socks

Well, you should have figured that if I finished one pair of socks I'd immediately start another pair.

Since Valentine's Day is at the end of this week let's bring on the appropriate colors:
Bright pink, purple with black. These are not my normal colors, but when Alison from Simply Sock Yarn Company show this on her blog, I had to nab one in the next limited update.

Pattern: Basic Toe Up and I will add FSK heels
Yarn: Poste Yarn Stripes
Colorway: Heartbreak Hotel
Yardage: 393 yards, 100 grams
Needles: US 1.5mm
Ravelry Page

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Finished my striped socks

Hot off the needles!

Pattern: Toe up Socks by Sarah Peasley with Short Row Heels
Yarn: Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso
Colorway: Tiki Bar
Needles: US 2mm
Ravelry Page

Love them!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Home stretch with the stripes

Well, it took a bit longer than I expected, and gave, for my thumb to heal up. I was being so careful in just knitting a few minutes each day, for a bit of unwinding from my crazy days, but the pain came back. So, I stopped for another few days before I was back at it.

Here is what they look like currently:

The problem for me is how long it is taking for these socks to be completed. I started them on January 3rd, they should have been done at least 2 weeks ago. Grrr.

I am hoping to finish these during this upcoming weekend as we have a snowstorm on its was that is starting on Saturday and ending Tuesday. This is after already having over 4 feet of snow already. I think many of us in New England are ready for Spring!