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November 17, 2008

It's snowing!

And a good thing too! I got my Old Shale Smoke Ring done!

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Of course I didn't wear it today. It wasn't SNOWING when I left the house.

I had some yarn left over from the cowl so I made a cute little sock!


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Well actually I made two. And obviously one is not made from the same yarn....But what another great way to use up your left over sock yarns! This probably took me like an hour to make. Do you think this could count for my November socks? Seeing as how I didn't knit any for September or October. Probably not....

Specs:
Pattern: Alpaca Sox Mini Socks Pattern
Needles: US 2 - 2 circulars
Yarn: bits from my left over sock yarns

Oh, and I have been holding out on you. I have some finished yarn to show:

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This was entirely spun and plied on my spindle. I got about 70 yards of a fingering weight yarn. Course I want more now. What can I do with this little bit? And I don't want to hear "MAKE LITTLE MINI SOCKS"

;-)

Posted by beth at November 17, 2008 12:43 PM

Comments

Gorgeous spinning there at the bottom. Love the colors...

Posted by: Stacey at November 17, 2008 02:05 PM

Beautiful colours! I've just started spinning, and now I have the same problem - what the heck do you do with this fun, gorgeous yarn that only comes in eensy weensy bits? I did find this fun blog post (http://simpleknits.blogspot.com/2008/03/500-patterns-to-knit-with-1-285-yards.html) that list all kinds of project ideas for all different small amounts of yarn.

Posted by: Kirstie at November 17, 2008 02:19 PM

I think you should make mini socks.

oh... wait... ;-)

Posted by: Sara at November 17, 2008 02:49 PM

Argh! I am so jealous of your lovely cool weather. We're in the 80s most of this week. :o(

Make a cowl! Or a scarflet! Do you think there's enough to make ankle socks? Maybe if you use something else for the heels/toes?

Posted by: Jen! at November 17, 2008 03:39 PM

boo for snowing... but YAY for the cowl! very nice :)

Posted by: gleek at November 17, 2008 09:16 PM

Mini sweaters? LOL A knit bracelet? Coffee cup cozy?

Posted by: Candice at November 18, 2008 07:48 AM

very nice...love the colors, are you using the mini socks for xmas tree decorations? remember the little sweater decorations we got? i still use mine, and think of you everytime i put it on the tree...

Posted by: lemon at November 18, 2008 09:52 AM

an embellishment of some kind?

Posted by: windyridge at November 22, 2008 11:26 AM

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