One Crazy Fiber Lady

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One Crazy Fiber Lady

Sunday Scenes

June 10th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Breaking myself away from watching the Cornell Red-Tail Hawks, I thought I might try and re-establish somewhat regular posts.  Or at the very least, catch up what’s been happening recently.

First up is another pair of socks:  Sox Socks.

  • Pattern:  basic sock pattern over 56st on US0
  • Yarn:  ITW Pakokku Sock
  • Colorway: Serenity
  • Started:  May 11 2012
  • Finished:  June 4 2012

I frogged the collar and hem on Featherweight.  If it hadn’t of taken two hours to get those two parts out I would have frogged the whole thing.  Instead I got the needle back in and decided to make it longer.  This time instead of a 1×1 rib, I’m using garter for the borders.

I do realize you can’t tell squat from this picture, but there it is anyway 😉  Trust me I’ve made the sweater body several inches longer than it was, then added some 2.50″ inches of bottom border.  Now I’m working on the collar again.  I’m ready to be done with this.

But then again, if want to finish it, then I should quit working on other things like this golden oldie.  Anyone remember what this is?

I pulled it out of its hidey-hole last night and actually added a row!  Oh my.

I’ve also discovered that I really can use a support spindle and actually enjoy them.  I lucked into this Spanish Peacock Russian spindle on Ravelry.  I’m spinning some Cupcake Fibers Merino/Alpaca/Silk in Copper Penny on the spindle.  Love it.

You can spin some might fin yarns on a support.  Not sure if you can tell from the photo, but that’s a dime with singles from the spindle criss-crossed over it.  Totally enjoying it.

Now to decide what to spend the evening with… decisions decisions decisions

Craft on!

Tags: Lace · Socks · Spinning

1 response so far ↓

  • 1 Donna // Jun 11, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    I love the colors on your socks!

    My goodness you can spin pretty darn fine on that spindle. Great job!