Wednesday, 28 May 2008

Owl Socks


These socks gave me hell! The first one was done in a matter of days - the other one took a month! The second and very stubborn sock just wouldn't let me have it my way. If you count the times I have been forced to frog it and then re-knit it, I must have knit this [insert appropriate adjectives of your own choice](!!!) sock a zillion times! Never ever have I knit anything that made me spew out that many very very unladylike words - but believe me, this pair of evil socks deserves every syllable!

And to Beth, who wanted these socks in the first place: sorry it took a freaking eternity! Fortunately, you'll love them way more than I do ;)


Specs!

Pattern: Owl Knee-Socks dullegriet.wordpress.com
Yarn: Marks & Kattens, ECO babybomull - 100% ecological cotton, undyed
Skeins: almost 1 pr. sock
Needles: 3.00
Start to finish: ... let's not go there!
For: Beth, but I fear that it's too late, since she needed them for her final exam at the design school in Kolding - poor thing.

5 comments:

Else said...

Ærgeligt hvis du ikke nåede at få dem med til Kolding for de ser flotte ud - mon du skulle have prøvet at lave begge samtidig på rundpinde Karin? Har ikke selv prøvet det, men har hørt at det skulle være en stor fordel når man laver strømper...

Else said...

Forresten har du da haft megatravlt mens jeg har lagt underdrejet Karin - jeg er imponeret :D

Karin aka Guin said...

Bomuldsstrømper er vist generelt en dårlig idé. Til gengæld kunne jeg sagtens finde på at prøve rundepinde-metode til et par af uld :)

Og ja, Else, jeg har haft gang i lidt meget her på det sidste ;)

beth said...

oh my oh my. i can't tell you how thankful i am, or how beautiful i think these socks are. i owe you BIG time. in other words..if you could have any yarn from america what would it be? i know i little momma birdie that's flying in this august. (with my aunt mind you, that also got friends to knit cotton socks for me...the guilt continues)

Karin aka Guin said...

Hey Beth! Yarn from the good ol' America, you say... hmm.... let me think.... I'll get back to you on that one :) Btw, forget about feeling guilty - it was that one sock's fault! :)