I’m sure you all have been waiting with bated breath to hear about my progress with my self-imposed sock club. (You have, right? 😉 ) Well, it is about halfway through the month, and I am halfway through my first pair of socks.
I was worried for a little while that things were going to go very badly right from the start. The handy random number generator at random.com told me to knit a pair of socks who’s name I can’t remember right now using Classic Elite Yarns Classic Silk (a lovely worsted weight yarn that is a silk/cotton/nylon mix). The pattern is fabulous, and the yarn is very lux. However, the two did not go together well at all. I was part way down the leg before I gave up. I knew if I continued I’d end up with a pair of socks I’d hate and waste a lovely yarn (bought by the husband all by himself).
So, I went back to the random number generator, and ended up with Flame Wave Socks (Ravelry link) using Cascade Fixation in colourway Orchid.
Unfortunately, this isn’t the best pattern/yarn match either. But, I’ve been happy enough with them to keep going. Thankfully, I’m pretty sure about all the other pattern/yarn matches in my pile ‘o socks, so things should get better going forward.
And one more thing! I’ve been meaning to mention a giveaway hosted by moviemuse/Erin on her blog. Head over here for a chance to win a fabulous cube timer.