Warm and Wild Yarns

A blog to show pcis of my yarn adventures and supplies.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Upcoming Sock of the Whenever on Yahoo.

This is the November Sock of the Whenever group on Yahoo. It is a quick knit for the holidays. this is a very cushy slipper knit using pencil roving( unspun wool) It is made with the twined technique so it gives a double layer for extra warmth and cushioning. The slipper can be made larger than your foot and felted down to size. The color work is a textured pattern worked in the twining technique as well. Feel free to come and join us in the fun at www.whenever-subscribe@yahoo.com .
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More patterns that have kept me busy.

This is a set of sock that are from my No Matter The Yarn- No Matter The Size Pattern. This shows how the same stitch count can make different size socks depending on the yarn and gauge you work.This shows Fingering, Sport and worsted weight ayrns all worked withthe same number of stitches and rows. The socks range from Infant to men's in this pattern that will also be in book #2. This is my Cotton With A Twist sock. It was knit using Patons Blu Jean cotton yarn that is dyed with Indigo for the Ribbing, Heel and Toe of the sock.
You can see the detail of the traveling stitches in the cuff better in the second picture and there are twisted stitches in the heel to give it added durability and a touch of class. These would be great with a pair of denim capri's to show off yor talent.

This pair of socks is the result of one of my dye your own sock yarn classes. We had a very adventerous group in this class as you can tell by the colors that were chosen. I will post pictures of a couple other socks from different dye classes so you can see the various choices you have when you do it yourself. This is fun to do and compare what everyone does in the class.
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See why I havaen't been here much!

These are my rolling hills socks. This is one of my new patterns and the sample was knit using Sport weight Louet Gems Opal and Carol Desrochers of Ann Arbor Michigan. This pattern will be in the upcoming Freindly Sock Book #2 available at www.siriusknitting.com .I had fun with this design and the fact that you can use your leftovers for each stripe if you like or you can do opposite colorways for each sock as shown. This pattern is my Impossible Argyle that is knit with the Intarsia Method and has a Unique way of joining the back that is hard to detect unlike some of the other methods that are avalable.
These are my Elegant Cabled Knee highs. They consist of three different cables and a twist stitch center panel. The sample socks were knit by Pat Davis of Tecumseh, Michigan using Louet Gems pearl superwash merino yarn in fingering weight.This is an easy pattern to memorize after the first repeat is done. This will also be in Book #2.

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