Monday, August 31, 2009

Prickly Ribs

Well, after knitting a stockinette pair, and another patterned pair, I just felt the need for some ribbing.....

As the end of the month was getting nearer, I knew a quick pair was needed.
Prickly Ribs

With this pattern (see link below) it has you continue the rib down the heel flap.
Heel Pic!
Heel Pic! It was nice to knit a heel flap again. I still like knitting them.

Toe pic!
Toe pics!
I like how the exact center of the toes are different.

Prickly Ribs
Shades of green, brown, and cream, nice colors I say! Hardly any pooling except in the gusset area, which a lot of variegateds do.

Evolution Ribbed Socks
Scroll down mid right hand sidebar for the pdf link if you want it.
Cider Moon Glacier in Prickly Pear (no link as the company no longer exists :(
US 2 (2.75mm) circs-2 circ method...darn where is my magic loop replace!
Started August 21-Finished August 31

The yarn is a teensy, weensy bit splitty, which really could be me. It's a heavy sport/light DK weight but I still needed size 2's to knit the socks. I really like the colors. It's pretty soft and I'm sure will be even softer after their bath. I have a few other skeins of this weight I've been lucky to get in destashes. I look forward to knitting with this yarn again!

I only got to knit 2 pairs for Summer of Socks 09, but that's ok. Onward to a certain Lady that has been waiting patiently in the wings, but has told me under no circumstances is another sweater to be started until "she" is done ;)


Bezzie said...

nice!!!! i didn't know cider moon was no longer--bummer!

turtlegirl76 said...

Very pretty! That colorway is gorgeous. The FO looks stunning.

Denise said...

Very sweet, I like the 'ankle' style, it's all I really wear, so these would be a great pattern for me.

Sandra said...

When I recently started a pair of socks (after many, many months) for me with ribbed cuff I got an urge to continue knitting in 2/2 ribbing but since I am such a lazy b.... to count rows ... I switched to some lacy stitches!

Jo said...

I find the striping around the toes to be quite mesmerizing...

weezalana said...

Nicely done! I prefer it when socks aren't perfectly matchy. Makes them more fun!

I have a pair of socks knitted in that yarn and they're squooshy and fab. I was bummed Cider Moon went under!

Stilaholic Nartian knits said...

Great socks. I miss Cider Moon too, but I think the 2 (3?) original owners have formed their own companies now. The dyer has her own etsy shop: Yarnzombie's Gaslight Dyeworks. I got Cider Moon's old Lost colorway from her.

Sam said...

Love that colorway. So sad they are gone.

DPUTiger said...

Those are good lookin' socks!

J.P. said...

They are beautiful! That yarn is awesome. :)

cpurl17 said...

I love those!