Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Paintbox socks!

It's time to wear socks again! I've pawed through my sock drawer, finding a few with holes in them (always at the bottom of the heel), and retired those, but they were replaced with new ones immediately. One can never have enough hand knit socks, I tell you!

I fell in love with this yarn, when the Ladies of Wandering Cat Yarns showed it off, and was lucky to get it as a gift!!! I had to cast on right away to see how they would knit up.

WCY-Transitions Alley Cat-Paint Box-merin-nylon-460yds-gift from Rhonda

With yarn as colorful as this one, no elaborate stitch pattern was needed, but to stave off boredom, I added a little texture to the socks.

Wandering Cat Yarns Alley Cat-Paint Box socks done

I really like how they turned out, and they wear very well. I've already washed them several times in the washing machine, and even put them in the dryer once, and they still fit wonderfully.

Wandering Cat Yarns Alley Cat-Paint Box socks done

yarn: Wandering Cat Yarns-Transitions Alley Cat-Paint Box-Merino/Nylon-460yds-gift from Rhonda - 1 skein

pattern: my own

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17 comments:

winkieflash said...

Absolutely gorgeous :) I wish I could knit socks!
xo,
wink

knottygnome said...

wow that is gorgeous yarn and it made such lovely socks!

momsue84 said...

Gorgeous socks!! I have got to snag some of this delicious yarn!!

Sharon V said...

Your new socks remind me of springtime, so cheery. They have just the right amount of texture, too.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

I'm going to have to get Mom to try and make some more of that.

monica said...

Those are lovely socks! I love the colors.

Marita said...

Absolut tolle Farben sind das und das Muster kommt wunderbar raus.

LG Marita

Sangeetha said...

Gorgeous socks. I love the way the striping on both socks is the same. Lovely work, I wish I could knit like you.
Love.

Susan said...

Words cannot describe how much I love those socks!

Walden said...

Lovely!

Beverly said...

Love them. I wish there was more available.

Grammy Braxton said...

Beautiful. I love the colors. Makes me really wish I could knit.

Sharon

Alice said...

gorgeous yarn, gorgeous socks. Love the heel pattern, lovely!
X

Colorful Socks said...

Bright and Gorgeous socks.Wonderful sets of color.A good choice as Christmas gift.

hakucho said...

Lovely colors...love the socks!

2paw said...

What absolutely beautiful socks.

Life's a Stitch said...

Feet dressed as rainbows are certainly happy feet!

Happy belated Birthday to you.