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Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Socks for Mom

The socks for Mom are complete, and I must say, she is lucky that I love her so much, because otherwise I'd keep them. I loved knitting these - of course the yarn is wonderful, but the pattern was excellent too. I could not help but think of a couple fellow bloggers who are fond of the blues each time I picked these up.


Project Specs:
Pattern: River Rapids from Sock Bug
Yarn: Socks that Rock lightweight, color "Midsumers Night"
Needles: Addi Turbo #1, magic loop
Notes: Great yarn, great pattern. Should make some for myself!

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15 Comments:

Blogger Manise said...

I'd have a hard time not keeping those for myself too. Awesome pattern and color. Nice job!

7:34 AM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

Perfect yarn and pattern combination. They look wonderful! You have a very lucky mom indeed.

8:22 AM  
Blogger Rosa said...

Wow! They look so great. The color is fantastic, which will go great with jeans. And the pattern is lovely. Your Mom will love them. Great job!

8:25 AM  
Blogger EmilyElizabeth said...

Awesome socks! Loving the colorway.

9:24 AM  
Blogger Elinor said...

That looks like a great pattern. I've often considered trying some of Sockbug's patterns but I get frustrated that since many of the photos are of highly variegated socks, it's hard to see the pattern. I can definitely see the pattern in your picture and I'm going to add these to my list. Thanks!!!! I hope you mom likes them!!!

10:04 AM  
Blogger Carole Knits said...

They are beautiful. I'm sure your mom deserves them.

10:16 AM  
Blogger Ruth said...

Those are delicious. I'd be hard pressed to give them up, myself.

1:15 PM  
Anonymous Beth S. said...

Yep. I'd have some separation anxiety too. Those are splendid! :-)

1:47 PM  
Anonymous Rachel said...

I can't say I blame you for not wanting to give them up. I love that color. River Rapids is a fun pattern to knit, isn't it?

3:04 PM  
Anonymous kim said...

You ARE a good daughter! They are beautiful!!

I say make yourself a pair too :-)

5:39 PM  
Blogger Acornbud said...

Amazing. I can see why you want to keep them for yourself. Your mom's a lucky lady!

8:30 PM  
Blogger DebbieKnitter said...

Oh I love those socks, great job!!!

8:39 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

Perfect marriage of yarn and pattern - lucky Mom! :)

1:44 AM  
Blogger Fields of Heather said...

You should definitely make a pair for yourself! Love 'em.

10:51 AM  
Anonymous Teresa C said...

You know, I made a pair of socks out of that sock yarn that was called Midsummer's Night, but mine must have been mislabeled, as mine are darker than any other that i have seen. I mean, I still love them, but yours! All I'm saying is, I don't even KNOW your mother, so I'd have no trouble getting her some flowers and sticking those in my sock drawer. :)

Will you hit NH S&W? Do or don't, either way, I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day!!

6:44 PM  

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