Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Pretty Socks and Hats

Aren't they lovely?

These are the socks that my friend Michelle knit out of the self-striping sock yarn I hand-dyed for her for Christmas. I am so pleased with how they turned out - the credit is due to Michelle's great knitting skills.

I also finished up my Silk Garden hat last night while watching a bunch of stuff I had recorded on the DVR (Coupling, No Reservations, and the documentary about Life After Man - in case you were interested). Oh my I was sitting close to Michelle! (Note to self, sit further back and lift up the chin...)

Here's a close up of the colours in the hat - like I mentioned before, pretty muted all the way through. I like it - in fact, I am still wearing it right now for no good reason other than I like it.


Trillian42 said...

The socks are gorgeous - great dye work! And I love the hat! It's so cute on you!

And also, (((((hugs))))) Just, you know, because.

Nell said...

You dyed that yarn?!??!?!?! It's awesome. I take my hat off to you. (I mean I would if I had a hat as cool as yours!)

tara said...

I am still in awe of self striping yarn. Life After Man was good. Mia kept aksing if it was real.

IrishgirlieKnits said...

Fabulous hat!! I love it :)

And the socks, well the yarn certainly helps make them look absolutely gorgeous!!

Lauren said...

You did a great job with the sock yarn, the stripes look great!

The hat is cute, I love the muted colors too.

Suna said...

I really, I mean REALLY like that yarn. Thinking of making any for sale? It's my kind of self striping. I think you did an outstanding job.

The hat really looks good on you. And it will be warm, which is good this time of year!

Shan said...

Love the Noro - I'm not a 100% Noro convert but that one, I like.

Good work dyeing that yarn!

Bezzie said...

I love those colors on that hat!

And those socks sparkle!

Say said...

Great socks! I'm jealous of your sock blockers too.

kemtee said...


Get the stripes so even, I mean.