Minnesota has had a dramatic weather change in the past few days.
We went from 90+ degree days to fall-like 60s and a huge whallop of rain. Unfortunatly, Southeastern Minnesota was hit rather hard, I hope local bloggers, like Cathy at Hither and Yarn are o.k.
Como Saturday morning knitters were visibly upset as they thought about dropping their cotton and acrylic blends for 100% wool. We thought that Amanda's preparation for the new season was giggle worthy. Check out her ribbed tunic flanked by a cable-ribbed red cardi, and her oh-so-matchy and just finished oatmeal ribbed sweetheart sweater.
Last week I was on about Wollmeise, gorgeous Wollmeise. There'll be more in the near future!
The Pomatomus socks from the last post will be a gift, and I worried that they might be too small. So, they're just past the heel turn and are visiting the giftee for try-on mode,
and I'm onto another sock:
I really like these new ones- but you certainly can't tell what they look like from the photo!!! The yarn is Trekking XXL in the "Berries" colorway, undulating rib from an old IK pattern,
78 stitches on the cuff and 72 around the foot.
Perhaps when the sun comes out I can take an accurate photo.Sock yarn follow-up: the Junior High Eyeshadow socks (JHEs) in Posh's Lucia are holding up really well. I've worn & washed them about 7 times, and they're not showing signs of wear. I had feared that they would be bedsocks only-- but they're really tough! Who knew merino/cashmere socks could be this fantastic when it comes to wear?