peacock feathers is off the needles!

Finally! More than two years since I started it, I finally got up the energy to finish it up. Of course, it still needs a good bath and blocking. Here are some “before” photos – it still looks pretty awesome, even unblocked.

peacock feathers, pre blocking

peacock feathers, pre blocking

peacock feathers, pre blocking

so many socks!

I finished up the pair of plain stockinette socks I started in Dublin – one skein of fingering weight merino from Dublin Dye Company, 2mm needles, 64 sts.

finished socks!

Since the socks are really speaking to me these days, I decided to start a new pair – these ones are my first pair of Monkeys, believe it or not! It turns out that although I don’t knit much from other people’s patterns these days, following a pattern for a pair of socks seems to hit just the right knitting sweet spot.

monkeys

Fingering weight merino from Indigo Moon – it’s been in the stash forever!