Picot Monkey Knit on!
Pixie Park, that is...and back by popular demand (n=1 works for me, this is a knitting blog, not science you know!!)
A short row heel
And a couple of toes make for a pair of
Monkey socks!!! And because I'm compelled...
Just one more little teeny weeny picot pic....
Pattern: Cookie A's Monkey sock pattern
Yarn: STR 'Pixie Park' medium weight
Needles: Addi Lace 2.5 mm
Mods: Picot edge, short row heel with a mini-flap, anatomical toes
Another SOS pair completed!! Woot!
Please give a shout out to Allison...Hi Allison!!! Allison is a new knitter who is doing a fabulous job with her first scarf!! Thanks for visiting Allison! See you in September!
Hi Rani...your picot edge is lovely!!! I think you've got it!! :) Yes, pick up the stitches from the cast on edge, fold the edges together (private sides facing inward, public sides outward) and knit the live stitches together with the picked up stitches.
What is this pinky goodness? (note the absence of the Starbursts...ahem)
Do you recognize the stitch pattern? Yes, the yarn is really that bright!!
The tell-tale picot edge...
These are destined to be SOS pair #3. Really. The color IS that bright!!
You Are: 30% Dog, 70% Cat
You and cats have a lot in common.
You're both smart and in charge - with a good amount of attitude.
However, you do have a very playful side that occasionally comes out!
What do picots
and toes make?
Pattern: Inspired by the River Rapids sock by Sock Bug and based on #196 in The New Knitting Stitch Library by Lesley Stanfield
Yarn: STR 'Monsoon' medium weight (February Rockin' Sock Club)
Needles: 3.0 mm Addi lace for the cuff; 2.5 mm Addi lace for the foot; 2.25 mm dpn for the heel
Mods: Picot edge, short row heel, anatomical toe via PG-R
Love them! I wish I could capture the color better tho!!
Ahhh...it's a relaxing and cool Sunday morning, I'm in the pink indeed!
Fresh rockin' hair (no that is not Cousin It under those locks!)
A cute sheepy stitchmarker (Thanks Jen!!)
I heart Hello Kitty!!
With my trusty STR in my stash....I am in need of absolutely nothing. Nothing.
So, what happens when the fiber goddess and the neuroknitter get together on a Tuesday evening? Play time!!! Well, at least one of us plays....The other one captures it on a memory card for eternity!!
Some of us knit toe up....
and some, cuff down....
Some of us dig the picot action. Alot.
It's all good. Just knit!
Picking fresh strawberries from the garden!
...watching the hypericum and
And having Max help me with the blogging
until he is too pooped out and catches 40 winks in the middle of it all!
Pattern: Solstice Slip by J.C. Briar for the Rockin Sock Club
Yarn: STR 'Firebird' light weight
Mods: Short row heel and anatomical toes
Also on the needles, but not an SOS sock, is my second STR 'Monsoon' sock...the heel has been turned and I'm on the home stretch!
I hope you all had a good weekend!!
Here is the front of the A-frame cabin I shared with another investigator...
and here is the view upon entry! I slept downstairs and had all that glorious morning light waking me up!!
Here is more of the view from the deck of the A-frame.
After a day of creative thinking exercises, we enjoyed a big...really big camp fire.
I hiked (long walk) around Blue Lake early Tuesday morning. It's gorgeous, yes?
Remember the Biscuit fire in Oregon in 2002? 500000 acres were burned! The site in which Caldera Art Center rests was in the thick of it, yet thankfully survived unscathed...you can see the burned trees in the picture above. You can read more about it here and see more pictures here.
It was a good retreat. Learned alot. Met some very inspiring people.
We also learned about the development of the new MS campaign Join the Movement.
Check out the video on their site.
Check out the Wall here.