Another sock…

I’m very excited about finishing my second pair of socks for 2011! However, I’m not counting these officially for my 11 in 2011 as really they were started back in September 2009. That’s right… I just finished a pair of socks that I started a little under 18 months ago. How awesome is that?

Psychedelia - FINISHED

I love how these came out! Of course I’d had the first one done all this time, so I knew I’d love them, but it feels good to get these off the needles and onto my feet.

Psychedelia - FINISHED

I knit these using Hazel Knits Artisan Sock. It’s a lovely color (Fireberry) and the yarn is wonderful but a bit cottony feeling. Reminded me a bit of a heavier Wollmeise, actually. I still love the feeling of the socks on my feet, though… just like WM! :)

Psychedelia - FINISHED

Pattern – Psychedelia by Melissa Goodale (project link | pattern link)
Yarn – Hazel Knits Artisan Sock in Fireberry (rav link | store I used)
Needle – US1.5 (2.5mm)
Cast on – September 19, 2009
Cast off – January 30, 2011
Modifications – Did my standard toe rather than the one written in the pattern.

In other knitting news, I’m done with all the prototypes for my hat (thanks for all the lovely comments on the last post!) and it’s currently being test knit. Pattern will be coming out around Valentine’s Day, so be ready for it! Here’s a sneak peek with the pile of Nouveau Bohemia goodness. So yummy!

Nouveau Bohemia - Prototypes

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15 responses to “Another sock…

  1. Tasha 02.05.2011 at 2:08 am

    You finished them, they count. That’s my rule!

  2. Shortly 02.05.2011 at 3:53 am

    Lovely! Cute oattern, I’d not seen it before. Andthe hat pics are very tanatalising :)

  3. Andrea 02.05.2011 at 9:06 am

    For a second I was like, WOW! She’s already done two pairs of socks in 2011?! But then you said you started them over a year ago, so that helped to make me feel less like the slowest sock knitter on earth (I haven’t yet finished the sock #1 of the first pair I started this year). I really like the yarn color, too. I haven’t knit with Hazel Knits yarn yet, but I really feel like I should at some point because that’s my dog’s name (Hazel, not Knits). Hopefully I’ll eventually manage to get a skein in my hands!

  4. atangledyarn 02.05.2011 at 9:52 am

    those look really fun:) the colors and the pattern!

  5. julie 02.05.2011 at 10:10 am

    I say they count when they are finished:) Fireberry is the perfect name for such a beautiful color.
    Can’t wait to see your hat pattern published. Way to go!

  6. Beverly 02.05.2011 at 10:43 am

    Gorgeous socks! Doesn’t it feel good to be done? In January I finished a pair that I’d had going since Dec. 09. Congrats! They are beautiful.

  7. Mags 02.06.2011 at 3:02 am

    Wow, the socks are loud! Loud and fantastic!

    Can’t wait to see the hat pattern :D

  8. Linda 02.06.2011 at 6:43 am

    They look lovely, I am so slow with my socks! I look forward to seeing your hat pattern!

  9. urban muser 02.06.2011 at 9:04 am

    love the socks and can’t wait to see more of the hat!

  10. Keri 02.06.2011 at 9:25 am

    I love these. Beautiful and congrats on getting a long standing WIP our of your Que. It’s such a good feeling!

  11. Robin 02.06.2011 at 6:24 pm

    Congratulations on the socks, and your new hat looks scrumptious!

  12. sarah 02.07.2011 at 1:26 am

    those are so pretty! i’m kind of unofficially doing 11 in 2011,too (unofficially meaning I haven’t joined any groups or anything). I’ve got one and a half pairs done myself . so, you go,girl!

  13. Alexandra 02.07.2011 at 2:58 am

    Beautiful socks! Congratulations on finishing them! I have quite a few old socks on the needles and it really feels good to finish an old pair :)

    I love your hats, looking forward to the pattern!

  14. gluecksfisch 02.08.2011 at 3:40 pm

    Beautiful! Both the socks and the hats. Can’t wait to see your pattern!

  15. KnitterInPink 02.09.2011 at 3:21 pm

    Oooooooo so pretty!!!!

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