I am very bad at keeping secrets. Well, not all secrets. I do really well with things told to me in confidence but I do very bad when it comes to gifts. I just get so excited about whatever it is I tend to spill the beans. This time I managed to keep my mouth closed until the time was right. A major feat for me.
Liz, my knitting neighbor, had a baby last week. I have known for months and months about the impending arrival of a new little one but waited until she knew the gender to decide on something to knit. I knew I had to knit a pair of socks. That’s obvious. I had some of the fabulously soft ravelry red Malabrigo sock yarn leftover so I cast on Infant socks by Judy Ellis. I love that sock pattern. It is perfect for anyone interested in learning to knit socks. The pattern is very similar to adult size socks but it only takes a few days to complete a pair.
With the socks completed I wanted something else. Something cute but practical. I had seen Milo on ravelry and thought it fit the bill perfectly. I used Debbie Bliss Rialto Dk in 23033- dark gray. The yarn is super soft and the pattern very well written. I highly recommend both.
Next are the Regia socks I showed you on Wednesday. I was able to steal a morning and evening of knitting time and got them done. The yarn is Regia design line in 6451. The pattern is the usual one I have in my head.
Sheldon was displeased that his FO photo shown last week wasn’t flattering or on FO Friday so I told him I would include him here. He requested that I take his photo while he was eating so he would look happy and relaxed. The yarn is Berocco Comfort in 9740 and 9752.
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Pardon the irregularly sized photos. Photobucket has updated their editing software and I am trying to learn how to use it. I really wish they would leave an option to use the old stuff until you learn the new stuff.