Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Socks!!!!!

I know these socks look HUGE.....but they are "man size" socks on a blocker for my foot!!




These are for my husband.....Knitpicks Essential sock yarn that is REALLY soft, nice yarn!!!! Garter rib stitch.




The second sock is ready to start the heel flap which I plan to do tonight!!



My FIRST monkey!!!


I K.N.O.W.....everyone and their brother has been knitting monkey socks 4-EVER......but I FINALLY got around to it!!!


This is knit with Cherry Tree Hill yarn that I received as a gift from Ginger.

I haven't started the second sock.....(hubby was pouting that he didn't have a pair on the needles).....but I plan to get this sock cast on tomorrow night while at Knit Night. I had a bit of trouble with the decreases at the end...my foot is WEIRD shaped but when the sock is on my foot it looks fine.


Last but not least.....this is the PURL FREE Monkey Sock!!! That's RIGHT....NO PURLS (except for the heel flap). I am using a picot edge rather than the ribbing called for in the pattern. Suzanne had some AWESOME picot edge monkey socks with her at the last Knit Night and I just HAD to give it a try!!


This yarn is Cherry Blossom Yarn.....here is the same yarn knit in the Parallel Pattern by Wendy!!


I love the way the same yarn looks when knit using different patterns!!

11 comments:

Holly said...

Those are my kind of colors.

tonni said...

Look at you go!!! You are turning into the sock knitting Queen! Isn't that Monkey pattern fun? I'll have to try the no purl version.. I bet it goes quickly :)

pjbknit said...

Nice socks Darlene. I have six at various stages of neglect.

Bubblesknits said...

Good grief woman! You're turning out socks faster than I can blink! lol

I'll have to give that No-Purl Monkey a try. The original Monkey pattern drives me batty. I think I'm the only person on Earth that doesn't like it.

Cindy said...

Man, those look great. Can I just give you my socks to finish since you are on a roll?

Suzanne B said...

Picot edge looks GREAT!! I like the no purl monkeys. I might have to try a pair of those.

See you tomorrow!

Sydney said...

Nice socks! Look at them all. I keep meaning to knit some Monkeys but just haven't gotten around to it yet.

Bibby said...

Now I see where "Wild Monkey Sex" came from!!! I think you need to change patterns for a while........it's gone to your head!!! LOL
Your socks are beautiful & I love the picot look!

Bibby said...

I think you should change your blog name to the "Sock Wizard"!!! Did you ban my previous comment???

Karen said...

Beautiful socks! I have to try the no purl monkey pattern myself.

Rhonda the Stitchingnut said...

Great looking socks! You're casting them off faster than I can read you blog, girl. Hey, I've been around but I don't always have time to comment ... so let me say now "Max is adorable!" And such a poor thing to have to have those shots.

Back to the sock drawer ...