WIP Wednesday: Stunned

Sometimes I really surprise myself. I am lazy when it comes to, well, most everything but mainly with my knitting. I just want to sit and knit without having to think or be distracted while I do something else like talk or watch a movie. But this sock has been a pleasure. It does require some paying attention. I can’t watch a movie with subtitles or anything that requires me to focus 100% but I don’t have to focus 100% on the sock either, maybe 60% which is quite doable for me. So because of this my mind has been wandering off and thinking about other “fancy” socks. This may be a new thing and really I’m stunned.

The pattern is Angee by Cookie A. If you enjoy knitting socks and you haven’t knit a Cookie A pattern you must right now run and find some yarn and cast one on. Monkey is the perfect gateway pattern. Go ahead, you won’t regret it. The yarn is Sensations Truly in truly turquoise.

For those of you who have been playing along at home, my father got out of the hospital yesterday. He’s got 3 pages of instructions including visiting two doctors in the next couple of weeks and two new prescriptions. Hopefully they’ll get a handle on these issues and we won’t be repeating this extended hospital stay again.

If you’d like to read more WIP Wednesday posts be sure to visit Tami’s Amis blog and don’t forget to cast on that Monkey sock.

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15 Responses to WIP Wednesday: Stunned

  1. Your socks are lovely! I have a pair of Monkeys half done that I need to find the motivation to finish. Happy to hear your father is out of the hospital!

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  2. Marilyn says:

    Beautiful sock!
    Glad to hear your dad is on the mend. 3 pages of instructions? Wow.

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  3. Lisa says:

    I am glad your father is well. I have been wanting to cast on some monkeys for a while now…hmmm…

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  4. iknead2knit says:

    Lovely sock and I agree, Monkeys are a perfect start for a Cookie A. newbie, it was my first sock. Thanks for the read and the comment!

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  5. What a pretty sock color…so nice. Glad your dad is out of the hospital. 🙂

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  6. YarnyDragonfly says:

    So glad to hear that your dad is home again. The socks are gorgeous!

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  7. Michelle says:

    The socks are looking beautiful. I’m like you when it comes to attention span. these look like a nice compromise. Also, I’m glad to hear your father is doing better.

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  8. Renee Anne says:

    I may have to add these to my queue…..not that I don’t have enough there or anything. Or maybe they’re already in my queue.

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  9. chrisknits says:

    Very pretty, love the squiggles!

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  10. autumngeisha says:

    Those socks look so intricate. Love the strong design and how it is knitting up in that pretty shade of blue. Happy to hear that your dad was discharged from the hospital. I hope that he is able to get back on track with his health soon.

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  11. Kepanie says:

    Your dad must feel so good to be home. There is nothing like your own bed and surroundings.
    It’s so neat how the lines intersect one another in that sock. Cookie A is so brillant.

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  12. Gracey says:

    I don’ think I’ve cast on Monkeys yet…but I have 4 other pairs OTN…at the moment

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  13. Don’t know the story behind your dad, but I wish him all the best!

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  14. Pumpkin says:

    I’ve wanted to knit a Cookie A sock pattern for a long time now. I’m going to have to knit these, no doubt about it. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration!

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  15. That looks lovely. You should give a Hunter Hammersen pattern a try. I recommend Chrysanthemum. I love me some fancy socks!

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