Friday, February 08, 2008

Rare Gems

I am not tired of knitting the Teos. I hope you're not tired of looking at them!

Pattern: Teosinte by Anne Hanson.
Yarn: STR lightweight in a Rare Gem colorway, dubbed "Gail's Hair" :)
Needles: Addi Lace 2.5mm
Mods: can you improve upon perfection!?

This sock is constructed toe-up using a short row toe. I do a provisional crochet cast on using the method described in Cheryl Oberle's Folk Shawl book. I cast on one extra stitch with the waste yarn, purl across with the working yarn, then K2tog on the first right side row. After completing the toe, I can then rip out the waste yarn and pick up the provisional stitches without hitches!!


raining sheep said...

Those are amazing socks, and the color is so warm. I want those socks!!

IrishGirlieKnits said...

Yay! They are complete! That colorway certainly suits the pattern! How could we be sick of them....I ordered the pattern just because I keep seeing them here!!

Wool Girl said...

I want those socks too! Pure perfection!

Dame Wendy said...

I love how saturated in color they are. Very, very lovely. :)

Anonymous said...

I remember the moment I spotted those colors in the Blue Moon Fiber Arts booth and lunged at that skein!
Your transformation is perfection! : )

Anonymous said...

Rare gems indeed! Gorgeous photos and knitting!

knitspot anne said...

lovely! i'm glad you enjoyed knitting them.

CC said...

I loved knitting this pattern too. Your yarn selection made beautiful socks.