The Zinnia socks are finally done, and they are just soooo warm and soft and cozy. They fit perfectly, too.
Pattern: basic sock, 2×2 ribbed cuff and instep
Yarn: Knitpicks Sock Garden in “Zinnia”, one and a bit skeins (I wonder if I have enough for footies out of the rest of the second skein…)
Needles: Clover US0 dpns
Re-started: August 28, 2005
Finished: September 19, 2005
Yeah, they took awhile for such little socks. But they were lecture/subway/whatever knitting, with little priority. I did finally finish them because I wanted the needles (I think I need some more US0 needles, damn loose knitting) for these:
These are socks in Lorna’s Laces Sock, in “Irving Park”, and they are perrrrfect. And superfast to boot – I did all of this today, on the subway, between classes (I had 4 hours of gaps) and ummm, IN classes. I kind of wanted to try a yarn-over short row heel, but I went with the wrapped one instead. Plus, I tried them on when I got home and they fit most excellently – I did the ribbing on size 1 needles, then switched to zeros for the leg, and the leg is exactly the right length to hit my leg in the right place for the size of the ribbing, if that makes any sense!
Sorry, I’m just rather excited for this sock. It’s actually going to be difficult to not finish it tonight at home – I want to keep it for on the road, since it’s simple stockinette. At least I’ve got Katy (and lots of reading) to keep my company!