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Kitten Socks

I have finished my second pair of socks made with the awesome Lollipop Yarn!  I totally love this yarn!   I have such a hard time deciding what pattern to use with this yarn because the it is so perfect that I feel the pattern has to be just as perfect!  LOL

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The color way for this pair of socks is called Kitten.  I decided to use a pattern called Bryony Socks by Sara Elizabeth Schmidt.  I loved the pattern.  It is a 4 row repeat that is super simple to memorize.  The pattern just gave it that little extra flair with the lace but it doesn’t take away from the beautiful striping of this yarn.  I love the way it turned out! Continue reading

Lollipop Yarn Socks…..

I am totally addicted to Lollipop Yarn!  I am so glad that I was finally lucky enough to purchase a ball of this yarn!!  This color way is called Sentimental Journey.   It has my favorite colors, pink and green!!  And the yarn is so soft!  I just love it!  It is definitely one of my all time favorite yarns now!  I just hope I can continue to be lucky enough to get a ball here & there.  🙂

I had a hard time deciding what pattern to use.  I didn’t want it to be too complicated so that the beautiful striping of the yarn would be over powered by the pattern but I wanted something more than the average rib or stockinette stitch socks.

I finally decided on Simple Skyp Socks by Adrienee Ku.

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Babies are coming!!!

I have a couple of family members that are prego!!! How awesome is that!
This means I’ll be making a few baby items this year!!

A couple of weeks ago my cousin mentioned to me that my mom had made a baby blanket for her daughter & asked if I would mind making the same blanket for her twins. I was so touched! My eyes filled with tears. I know it’s silly. But I felt so honored! Like I am carrying on my mom’s tradition!
So of course I said yes!!! I knew exactly which blanket my mom had made too.

Last week she text me that she found out she was having a boy & a girl!! How awesome is that!! So this past weekend off I went to my LYS. I found the perfect yarn, Encore Dynamo by Plymouth Yarn.

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Good News and Not So Good News — Comfy Socks…

My comfy socks are finished!!!  I just need to block them now.  I’ve never blocked socks before so I hope I do it right!  Good news is they came out great!  I loved the yarn & the pattern was quick and simple!  The not so good news is they don’t really fit my hubby.  hmmmm, he has a large wide foot and even though I measured the length, the width of the sock is too tight for him.  So….  Guess someone else will get a nice pair of comfy socks!  And I will be going back to the yarn store to get more yarn to make a new pair for him.  First, I have to find a pattern that is a little wider.  Guess I’ll head over to Ravelry to search, or if anyone has one or can let me know of one I would greatly appreciate it!   I was also thinking since the pattern I used has instructions for 4 different types of yarn from fingering to worsted that maybe I could use the instructions for the sport or DK weight and use the worsted yarn…..  I don’t know if that makes sense but I’m thinking it would be a wider sock. since there are a few more stitches.  But here they are pre-blocked.

Comfy socks

Comfy socks

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