Sock a Month Knitalong 3

Monday, April 23, 2007

Wild Berry Zinger Socks

finished wild berry zinger socks

These are my third pair for April, and they are finally a pair for me! I used Wollmeise yarn in "Maria's Deepest Purple" knit two at a time toe-up (on Addi 2.5mm circs magic loop) to see how long I could get them, and I stopped at knee socks with yarn left over; Her skeins are incredibly long! I made some increases for the calf and the cuff is a twisted stitch 1x1 rib. This weekend I also got to meet the Wollmeise in person and she is incredibly nice. I brought home quite a few of her gorgeous colors, each saturated and wonderfully tonal. I can't wait to start my next pair. ~ fabienne

wild berry zinger toe-up socks


At 6:40 AM, Blogger Oblivia said...

These socks are most excellent, Fabz. I am so jealous that you got to meet Claudia and take home all that lovely yarn. mmmm :)

At 7:50 AM, Blogger lexa said...

Gorgeous socks! What a nice color! Lot of knitting in the knee highs.

At 11:35 AM, Blogger Anni said...

Fab socks. I love them.

At 12:26 PM, Blogger wendy said...

they are wonderful...I am about to knit a pair of knee-highs myself and I love Wollmeise...I'm trying to find the perfect pattern to use some

At 1:34 PM, Blogger Mia said...

I am in love with the color of your socks!!!!

At 4:28 PM, Blogger Lone Knitter said...

Wow. I'm in awe of these socks. Gorgeous!

At 8:43 PM, Blogger Knitika said...

Wow, the yarn is gorgeous, and you made a fabulous pair of socks with it. Nice job!


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