Wednesday, January 07, 2009

WIP Wednesday

Hey there! Well, as I kinda hinted to the other day, I do have a ton of Wip's and this year is the year for finish or frog. Doubt I'm going to do the latter, but I'm doing my best to finish.

Of course, I'm not going to show you any old Wip's this week,

Nope, here's my newest SIP-
Leyburn STR KAL
Leyburn sock
Monsoon Mediumweight from the 2nd year of the STR sock club, yeah about time huh!
psst. pattern here if you want it. I like the pattern, so far so good, although I am fudging a bit as I'm using mediumweight, and 10 less stitches. It's not too snug and hoping it'll be fine when I get to the heel...what heel to use..hmmm not sure yet, I know I have at least 7 total inches to knit before I need to worry anyways.

These pretty's, well I've been swatching for a coat and finally got close to gauge.
A tale of swatches
It's Cascade 109 in Wine (hehe..need some cheese?) It's for the Sweet Pea Coat. Although I am about a stitch and a few rows off in gauge, think I'll be using the US 13's. However, no casting on until I at least start the 2nd sleeve of a hibernating project. Although..this will knit fast, I just can't do it...yet ;)

13 comments:

IrishgirlieKnits said...

You sock looks great so far!

And love the swatches!!

Stacey said...

I'm doing Leyburn in STR as well! :D Yours look beautiful!

turtlegirl76 said...

Your Leyburns are looking pretty! I hope to cast on by Sunday. We'll see if I can do it!

Disco said...

Love the Leyburns. All the colours I have are already taken for the KAL, but I'm gonna make mine in my favourite new purchase - treehugger :0)

I love the sweet pea coat too. I might consider that for a big project this year in preparation for our move up north by next fall :0) Your wine colour is great.

Pamela said...

The socks look great!

Melissa said...

That sock is looking great. I love that pattern!
http://littlempknits.blogspot.com

Karen said...

I don't blame you one bit for posting your new sock instead of your old WIPs. It's so pretty!!! Wow! Love it.

Mag said...

three cheers for getting gauge!

Anna said...

the moonsoon is a really nice colorway to use for this yarn, love it! ^_^

i love cascade 109. it's nice and yummy, texturally different from cascade 220, but just as yummy to knit with!

Lynn said...

I love the color of your sock yarn!! It goes well with the pattern. And your food pics are SO yummy! I'm now craving french toast!!

Chris Tolomei aka alicethelma said...

That sock is fabulous!

Javajem said...

I love how the Leyburn socks look! I think I may have to cast on for a pair of those my self!

weezalana said...

Dammit, all of you are going to make me join a KAL again!