Anyway, here's what they look like...
Yarn: Merino Cashmere Sock in the "Moonlight" colourway from The Knittery
Pattern: Friday Harbor from Nancy Bush's Knitting On The Road
Thoughts: These were my first 'lace' project. At first I was going to knit Monkey socks, but the yarn/pattern/size didn't work, in my opinion. Flicking through KOTR I found the Friday Harbor socks. I particularly liked the fact that the lace continued down on the foot and that the leg had a ribbed section which allowed some stretch so I could sure they'd fit my pal's measurements. I also slightly adjusted the pattern by adding extra stitches to compensate for the fact that I was using fingering weight yarn. I kitchenered the toes, as I prefer that to just drawing the yarn through the remaining stitches and pulling tight.
If you'd like to see what else I sent, check out Sarah's post for more details.
Sorry they took so long to arrive Sarah! (Boo & hiss @ Canada Post!)
Thanks again to Amanda for hosting a great swap!
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The socks look so lovely - both the pattern & the yarn. I was thinking of knitting a pair of socks for a friend with yarn from the Knittery & now you confirmed it! Thanks for the inspiration!By Ann, on 21 May, 2007
Beautiful! The pattern in so interesting - I like the slanty lace down the front. The color is delicious too.By Emily, on 21 May, 2007
they were gorgeous!!!By clothesknit, on 22 May, 2007
I have a couple of Knittery yarns, but seeing these gorgeous socks, I'll just have to get out the plastic card and do some shopping there again :-)By Sandra, on 25 May, 2007
Love the socks, both the pattern and the colours.By Sue H, on 25 May, 2007
Thanks for the compliments :o)By OzKnitter, on 27 May, 2007
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