Thursday, August 24, 2006

sockyarnlandia

embossed leaves, take II


recognize the pattern? i'll give you a hint. i have made them before, i don't really enjoy knitting something i've knitted before, but i did want a pair for myself. this particular shade of koigu is 1230/49, but i describe it as icky-pea-soup-bronzy-green-ick, or something like that. it's really hard to describe the color, as it changes depending under which light source it's being viewed. though the color sounds disgusting, i really really like it! i'm also at the point of beginning my heelflap! the sooner i finish these, the sooner i can play with this ....

tah-dah!


that would be my just yesterday dyed knit picks color your own merino fingering wt. yarn. they now call it "bare".

i saw this yesterday on flickr, and decided i needed green yarn too! i already had the knit picks yarn, and all i needed was the little jar of wilton's. don't stand in the way of a knitter-girl on a mission ....

green spaghetti ?


isn't it just yummy ?!


even yummier view


the plan of course is socks ... though i have considered gloves. i am more eager to knit socks as a test. i searched the net for reviews of this yarn, and how it wears, and could not find any reviews. i did, however, find lots of pictures of beautifully dyed yarn!

8 comments:

^..^ said...

Mmmm, yummy... must find excuse to go to ACMo and go down the one aisle (besides (s)crapbooking, that I usually don't travel) ;p

Zarah said...

Pretty pretty! I thought the "dye your own" was very soft, so it will probably wear out a little quicker - but that just means you will need more socks!

Saun said...

I've been curious if this is different for the other dye-your-own they were previously selling. I'd be curious to hear your review.

Lolly said...

That green is luscious! Beautiful photograph capturing it too. I want to pet my screen!

Kelly said...

Green is one of my favortie colors. I hope whatever you do comes out well.

Who is the person that dyed that bright green yarn? I want to know what kind of dye she used. BTW, I've never dyed ANYTHING before (unless you call beet juice falling on your shirt dyeing!).

ms. pea said...

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG I just got seduced by the Knit Picks catalog and the urge to dye yesterday! Now you are teasing me with your amazing dye job! I can't wait til the package arrives! The waiting is killing me ... RRRRRRRRRGGGGGGHHHHHH!

Tygher Knits said...

That is seriously green, seriously yummy yarn. And the koigu socks are yummy too ... and I lurve the pattern!

Anonymous said...

Luv'm cows! They are soooo cute! 'my dear...you need to let them moo's snuggle up with your chicks!

Loving the green socks..A girl needs more than one pair of green socks...don't you think?