Friday, August 24, 2007

Happy socks

Socks for Tilly, finished. I made them big and long, I imagine them being worn inside wellies on wintery days or keeping
toes warm on crisp early mornings.

The yarn is Piece of Beauty, Hot Pink, it was a pleasure to work with and the socks knitted up very quickly in odd moments here and there. I think I would like a pair for myself, Hot Pink seems to make such very happy looking socks.

Every member of the family now has one pair of hand knitted socks, something that fills me with happiness. Time to get started on those second pairs I guess. Perhaps it may even be time to break into patterned socks...


Anonymous kim said...

That's the thing about socks - they're so addictive. Once you start, you are powerless to stop making them. I love the pretty hot pink; they are very cheerful!

Friday, August 24, 2007 7:15:00 pm  
Blogger sue said...

The hot pink socks look fantastic, and I can see them being worn with wellies too. At least they match the color of the boots too. You will soon be addicted to knitting those patterned socks, I can assure you.

Saturday, August 25, 2007 1:09:00 am  
Anonymous kathleen said...

Great socks! I'm just learning how to knit socks and am enjoying it very much. that is a lovely yarn

Saturday, August 25, 2007 5:38:00 am  
Anonymous heather said...

Fabulous colour - they look like they'll be over the knee socks on her. I love over the knee socks but never get round to knitting any as they would take forever. I lack commitment ....;0)

Saturday, August 25, 2007 8:01:00 am  
Blogger Lina said...

Lovely socks. Defintely the thing to wear with rubber boots! Love the color!

Saturday, August 25, 2007 10:15:00 am  
Blogger Willow said...

Isn't it a wonderful feeling to have made something with your own hands for your family? When my littles were small, I sew each of them pajamas or nightgowns for the winter. I loved the idea of them going to sleep each evening wearing something I had made for them. I can imagine Tilly walking in her wellies with her pink socks on!

Saturday, August 25, 2007 11:31:00 pm  
Blogger dana said...

great idea! hot pink socks.

Monday, August 27, 2007 2:59:00 am  
Blogger a friend to knit with said...

Oh long and cozy! I love them!

Monday, August 27, 2007 3:35:00 am  
Anonymous victoria said...

Those are beauties! They look lovely with pink wellies! I wish I could wear my wellies every day--they are the most comfortable boots. Maybe if mine were pink instead of green I would.....

Monday, August 27, 2007 3:05:00 pm  
Anonymous Elizabeth said...

I can imagine a children's book about The Happy Pink Socks or something to the effect of "Red Is Best", do you know that one? I'll bet Tilly is pleased.

Monday, August 27, 2007 11:13:00 pm  
Blogger Bethany Hissong said...

I was so proud of myself for just finishing my second sock I've ever knitted and I see that you completed TWO long ones in that same time! I just can't keep up! Love your socks and you're still my knitting idol.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 1:02:00 am  
Blogger Arianwen said...

The socks are great!! When I saw them I thought of a dress in the spring interweaves knits and the little girl is doing cartwheels. Maybe Tilly needs that dress too lol.

Tuesday, August 28, 2007 8:36:00 am  
Blogger yvette said...

What fab welly socks, I need to get cracking on my sock knitting before the cold starts and boys start nagging.

Friday, August 31, 2007 10:31:00 am  

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