There is nothing like a couple of sick days to make a dent in a WIP! The Socks of Eternity (Or, the Interlochen Socks with the Toe of the Damned) are finally finished.
They are two different colors because I bought these colors intending to make a colorwork sock. I soon realized colorwork socks would become 3-Year-Socks, so I frogged them and remade them into the Interlochen socks.
I couldn't wait to cast these on:
"Hopscotch" from "Think Outside the Sox." I really like this sock yarn, Bamboo and Ewe. It's soft and thick and very warm and sturdy. It's labeled #1. I used a 2.25mm with the Interlochen, but with these, I'm using a 3mm. They're meant to be open and lacy.
Aside from all the knitting, I've been busy spinning ....
Chives are the first thing up in my garden every year; they also go to seed before I even get the garden planted. You know that purple flower they get on the head of the stalk, once it's matured? Those are great tossed in a homemade oil-and-vinegar dressing.
And my latest, some Mmmmmmmmmmerino! I bought 8 oz of this, so I'll have enough, hopefully, to make a shawl. You all know how I love shawls! Something light and airy, maybe with beads.
I have more fiber coming; BFL, and 6 ounces of 3 different colored Merinos (2 oz each), red, purple, and burgundy. I have just been wanting to spin lately, without much thought to what I'll be doing with the finished product!
Well, I am going to go combine hot water, a lemon tea bag, brandy, and honey into a large mug, and see how that makes me feel. Happy Fiber Arts Friday!