At long last!

Thanks everyone for the well wishes last week. I’m mostly over my cold now. Strangely, it was mild (as in I didn’t need much medicine), but also was lingering and annoying. I was very glad to finally get a good night’s sleep!

I managed to finish three garter squares for Warm Up America, but I didn’t feel well enough for the MOA and Knit-Out, so I’ve mailed them directly to the organization. No pictures of the squares; they were knit with Bernat Softee doubled, left over from this blanket (scroll down a little bit).

Once the squares were finished, I eagerly returned to the Fluted Banister socks, because the toes were all that was left to knit. Here’s the ex-UFO:

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I’m so very happy with how these turned out. They fit perfectly. Molly (1SSP) gifted me this yarn last summer, thank you!

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Tomorrow, I’ll post a contest, which I hope you’ll enjoy! :)


Pattern: “Laura’s Fluted Banister Socks” by Laura Gallagher for the Six Sox Knitalong Yahoo! Group Size: Women’s Medium Yarn: Trekking XXL, color 76 (browns, burnt orange, and dark cerise) Needles: Inox Grey DPNs US 1 & 0 Started: August 30, 2006 Resumed: January 08, 2007 Completed: February 20, 2007

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5 Responses to “At long last!”

  1. Chris Says:
    February 22nd, 2007 at 9:52 am

    Great socks!! I’m glad to hear you’re feeling better.

  2. Jeanne Says:
    February 22nd, 2007 at 10:36 am

    The socks turned out very nicely. I hate colds that linger like that, but at least it’s over, right?

  3. Guinifer Says:
    February 22nd, 2007 at 10:59 am

    Those are some very handsome socks. Glad to hear you are feeling better.

  4. Nicole Says:
    February 22nd, 2007 at 2:45 pm

    Love the socks! Glad you’re feeling better.

  5. Rina Rahardjo Says:
    February 22nd, 2007 at 11:41 pm

    Great socks!

    Glad you are over your cold. DH got cold from work unfortunately. But hold on, spring is coming! I can feel it.

    I saw that you made the Travel Monk bag. I’ve been thinking about the bag, and been kept postponing. As much as I want to make a bag, I want to put lining inside to make the bag sturdier. The problem is I can’t sew.

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