Continuing in the same vein as my previous posts Part One & Part Two , about my love of John Muir’s High Country, wild woolly beasts that live on the granite, my new design inspired by High Sierras, in tribute to John Muir, and dedicated to my husband Jeff…
I now settle into navigating my energy level out of the manic invention, and into the staid level of production the task of making many socks. From large brush strokes, to small precise ones. Already have 3 pairs of the trail socks on the needles for Jeff (one trail, one country, one plain), and now I’m also queuing up for a pair of socks each for Miss Sixteen & Miss Thirteen !
These will be the Ankle Sock variation in the pattern, with just the cuff going into the corrugated ribbing; one pair cream with grey contrast, the other pair grey with cream contrast ~~ fun! Trying out a lovely blend of 60% Fine Merino Superwash – 20% Mulberry Silk, and 20% nylon (not getting brand specific here), 440 yards to 100grams = fine fingering weight.
As both of my nieces are runners now, I believe the ankle sock may just be a stellar running sock, and am happy for them to test these. Two more pairs of socks for Springtime, coming up!
Just cast on and enjoy a pair of your own! 🙂
I need a Knitting at Altitude session….I’m clueless.
You are not clueless, you are on the brink of a colossal , self-satisfying leap forward! And I’ll be here with needles and yarn whenever you want to knit these socks. 🙂 xx
Thank you! Big Hugs xo
The wood in your house is fantastic. Love it. Knitting socks are no holds barred. Go for it.
Thanks Stefanie! If you would like to knit a pair, let me know, and I’ll send it through Ravelry …
Having a little KAL right here: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/jenjoyce-design-patterns/3413642/1-25#1
Awww, you’re so sweet and generous. I hope to next year knit socks for myself and that there’s a box of socks KAL next year I can join.