Old and New

I continue to gain yardage. 

First, I splurged a little bit after I received my income tax refund. I couldn’t resist the colors of that Fortissima (Mexico Evolution Silver), perfect for Project Spectrum. I hope I can start them next month! And I’ve been wanting to try one of the new bamboo yarns. This is also my first Jawoll; I figured I could use it as a contrast color someday.

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How about something old? When I saw the colorway names of this Calzetteria sock yarn, I couldn’t resist buying several colors. I bought these last summer, but haven’t photographed them since. These will be used for gift socks this year. Notice how many of them work with Project Spectrum.

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Clockwise from top left: 902 Florence, 903 Tuscany, 908 Venice, 906 Rome, 904 Naples, and 905 Verona.

Mom and I went on a shopping excursion to the MOA in early February (something we do once or twice a year). Petters had some Lion Brand Color Waves for $2.99, and I bought two red skeins to use for a Red Scarf next year.

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And… I also won some terrific sock yarn from Louise.

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I’ve always wanted to try Wildfoote; the color would be perfect for dragon socks. The other two would make some pretty colorwork socks too. Thanks Louise! :)

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7 Responses to “Old and New”

  1. Chris Says:
    February 27th, 2007 at 9:09 am

    That Wildfoote is a great color for you!!! And you’re right – the Fortissima is perfect of PS.

    Hmm, I should do my income taxes so I can treat myself to something…

  2. Debra Says:
    February 27th, 2007 at 9:37 am

    Florence, Venice, Naples- yes please! Sign me up for a sock knitting trip to Italy, too. :)

  3. Jennifer Says:
    February 27th, 2007 at 10:30 am

    Very nice sock yarn stash! I agree that the Wildfoote will make lovely dragon socks.

  4. Jeanne Says:
    February 27th, 2007 at 10:33 am

    Sigh…taxes. But a lovely bunch of sock yarn!

  5. Rina Rahardjo Says:
    February 27th, 2007 at 1:42 pm

    Hello.

    Such a nice range of sock yarn and colors as well.

    I actually used the Wildfoote, lime green for the March Socks 2007 for Clickity Sticks. The post won’t be published until March 1st. Wildfoote is such a nice sock yarn. I can’t describe why though.

    Hm. I don’t mind to have orange stripe color socks especially like Florence.

  6. Guinifer Says:
    February 28th, 2007 at 12:28 pm

    The Cervinia is lovely. That Wildfoote is an EXCELLENT color.

  7. Stephanie Says:
    March 4th, 2007 at 11:46 pm

    Hooray for sock yarn…I hope you will treat yourself to some of those socks!

    — dreaming of a drawer full of handknit socks

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