I swear this was supposed to be a spinning blog, but after the survey to my relatives about socks, I have been in sock knitting overdrive. This does not actually mean I am knitting socks for the relatives.
The rainbow yarn on the spindle from last time has been finished, which is the bulk of the spinning I’ve done in the last few weeks.
Oh, I spun a sample of an art yarn too.
[Not pictured because it is tiny and kind of pathetic]
Socks in primary colors! (Farmhouse Yarns Fannie’s Fingering Weight in “Indian Corn”)
I need to do something fun with the gusset. Not sure what yet.
The socks I’ve been knitting with the Vicariously yarn got just far enough for me to figure out that I was unhappy with the toe, the fit, and the fact that I forgot to start a cable pattern in the gusset.
They got this far, which was also far enough for me to confirm that the yarn is fabulous.
And then they suffered a sad fate.
They will get cast on again once I reclaim the size 0 needles from the sock I put them in. Which is this.
Lacey of Moonrover has started dyeing sock yarn! I jumped on the chance to knit a test skein and am thoroughly enjoying myself. Instep gusset for the win!
WILL IT BLEND!? The spiral socks I was working on before caused me to become temporarily obsessed with socks knit from scrap yarn. I went through the scrap bag again and made this pile…
…which is slowly being converted into these funky socks using the Blender technique.
I think of these as my “Arrested Development” socks, because that’s what I’ve been watching while I knit them. (Not the new stuff yet, I started at the beginning.) They also feel appropriately wacky in that way.
And that sweater plan from last time? Remember how I am fickle? Now there is a Loop plan.
Winter Tour de France Fleece is coming.
No, the whole stack is not the plan.
And to be clear, winter doesn’t come here.