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Monday, January 22, 2007

Hot off the needles

Here are my Posh Yarns Cashmere 'Socks with a twist'. Hot off the needles this morning.



They are gorgeous (well I think so anyway). I love them and theyre on my feet as i type. The pattern is mine too. I designed it especially for these socks. I'm hoping to get it on mywebsite later in the week and it'll be free. It's a toe up pattern. I'm also planning a section on my website for instructions on how to do various sock bits. Like toes for toe up socks, short row heels, gusset/heelflap for toe up socks etc etc.


Last night I started a new wip. Wasn't going to until I finished anotehr wip but as I finished my socks this morning it was okay. Just needed something easy last night as Iwas very, very tired and in a lot of pain. Wanted to knit as I was feeling stressed and knitting calms me. But I just coudn't cope with anything too complicated or reading lace charts. And all my projects are lace at the moment. So I cast on for a shawl with my Posh (again) 'Phoebe' silk boucle. It is lace but very easy lace. NO charts needed. Again my own design. Whether or not I type this one up I don't know yet. It's really, really easy and I may type it up and put it up as a free pattern. The yarn has got plenty of texture so no need to add too much texture during knitting.


I'm also wanting to cast on for a hat. Don't really have a hat as i don't like wearing them at all. But it's cold here atthe moment. So I'm thinking about it. Got a pattern in mind (my own design) and have got the yarn out. Got enouhg yarn to knit matching handwarmers/gloves too.


But this morning I've been doing another repeat on my 'Alpine Scarf'. Nearly half way now.Yeah. I've got lots of housework to do today but I woke up at 3am with a horrific headache (same yesterday am) and severe neck pain. I did nod off again, but woke up every 15-30 mins. Got up at 4am to take some painkillers and thought about going downstairs (like I did yesterday) but was in so much pain Ijsut wanted to lie still and I was so tired I hoped I might just get back to sleep. Which I did, but it wasn't a proper sleep.


so now I'm feeling very tired. Got lots of tidying up to do after the weekend. Which I need to get on with now. Have mainly relaxed and knitted this morning though (okay, I did do my Tesco online shopping so not wasted the whole morning.

4 comments:

hege said...

Cashmere socks, how luxurious! They are very beautiful.
Thanks for your comment on my page. The Marius sweaters are so very special, they feel like home, don't they? I still have mine, about size 12 yrs. Oh well, what can you do. :) I am very happy to find your blog and seeing your gorgeous projects!

Anni said...

Thank you. It's nice to discover fellow Norwegians in the world of knitting blogs. I had no idea until I read your blog that Marius sweaters were so 'trendy'.

Dee said...

YumMMY!

Anni said...

They are, aren't they Dee? I just love the colour. I want some more of that colour please.