Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Happy Toes

 Look at that! Matchy toes. I love matchy toes. Doing two at a time on the same needle works so nicely for matching stripes.


 I really enjoyed doing them that way but I did have to go fix some holes in the gussett sides. I was a little too lax with my end stitches. The heels are a bit fiddly knitting them this way.  I really need to up my game if I do this again.



The latest man socks are past the heel and onto the foot.



 Here is my very own newly dyed Pandemic MDSW colorway in action. It's not too terrible. I think it's one of my better attempts at dyeing and I am pretty terrible at dyeing. I like the effect the tweedy yarn gives it. It's too bad that yarn is now discontinued.



And a really big TA DA......the Mosi sweater's body is DONE and the hem did NOT roll. Whew. What an epic knit. Now for those sleeves. I've got my fingers crossed I will have enough yarn. This is a game of yarn chicken I don't want to play.

10 comments:

  1. All of your socks are great and I REALLY like the yarn that you dyed. The colors are wonderful. I wish you could make more. I would buy it from you.
    That Mosi sweater is fantabulous! I can't even imagine the colorwork. I do not do it well at all so I'm very envious of master knitters like you.
    Blessings and hugs,
    Betsy

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  2. You have the best sock yarns! Including the one you dyed - love that. Mosi is simply incredible. Enough said!!

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  3. Great job on the sock knitting--and you dyed a beautiful yarn for the socks! And wow to that sweater--the sleeves will be fun--you've done all of the hard parts!

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  4. The yarn you dyed is wonderful! All your socks look smashing! You're really doing lovely work during a kind of "unlovely" time!

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  5. Fantastic matching on those stripes. Trying to do that would drive me batty.
    I love your Pandemic colourway! It's great.
    And Mosi.... Wow! Just... WOW!

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  6. ❤️ the yarn you dyed! The Mosi sweater is gorgeous even without sleeves.

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  7. What wonderful socks! Awesome that there is no roll on Mosi (which is looking awesome).

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  8. Deb, That is an amazing amazing work of knit art. WOW

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  9. Yeah for your sweater! LOve the socks too! :)

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