Sunday, December 28, 2008

Bon Noel Socks

Knitted using a yellow generic sock yarn form Globus, a German superstore. 75% wool 25% Nylon. I used KnitPicks 2mm circular needles knitting both socks on their own needle simultaneously. The design is my own. I knitted them toe up using my method and Andersson Heel Mach 2.

22 comments:

Anonymous said...

Colin
Love your new socks, great just like all your work. I especially like the pattern on the front and the regular ribbing on the back. Never thought of doing that, hope you don't mind I borrow your idea on my next pair.

Nicole said...

Beautiful as always!

Nonna' knitting said...

Colin
Love your new socks, great just like all your work. I especially liked the pattern on the front and the regular ribbing on the back, never thought of doing that, hope you don't mind my borrowing the idea on my next pair.

Bo... said...

They're fantastic!

Lia Nord said...

I like them, Colin! The alternating ribs are nice--did you just insert a purl row across the alternate ribs? And I like the plain rib back--lots of variation.
I imagine you're getting a lot of knitting done while waiting for Shameless. (I'll bet she wishes she could knit, too.)

SigningWithLove said...

Very nice! What method do you use for the toe? The construction is fantastic and the heel is beautiful. I have taken a break from sock knitting but want to get right back in since Christmas is over and you definitely inspire!

joannamauselina said...

Very nice. The color is wonderful too.

Kerry said...

Your heels make me weak in the knees. :-) Congrats on another awesome pair of socks Colin!

junieann said...

Great socks Colin. They fit you beautifully. I like your pattern. Hey, you really should do a 'Sock it to Them' book.

Junieann

Iris said...

Hi there! I joined your Yahoo group. I finally remembered to look for it.

Love the socks, as usual.

Hurry, hurry! Send me the membership approval.

FugueStateKnits said...

OK, here cometh the Noel Nagger:)!!!
They are GORgeous!!!! Now, when may your adoring fans expect that sock book??? Hmmmm? There's always room for a good one! Andersson heel Mach 2?! Oh Lord, I'm flunking the Andersson heel? can it be?
Those socks are just great! Your fingers (in spite of the serious injury your poor thumb took!) must be perpetually in a blur!
Bon Noel!
Joan a/k/a Jeanne en francais ou
tricotuese d'etat de fuge

fairy godmother said...

Nice socks! Hope the pups arrive soon.

Patt said...

Love the socks. Love your work.
Hugs Patt

Nan said...

Those are great looking socks. I especially like the look of the heels. My toe-up socks have decent heels but none so nice as yours. I second the suggestion of a sock book. We'd scoop it up!

Hanswife said...

wonderful sock...love your musings also...at times it's like we are sister and brother...although your much nicer than mine and more interesting too.

M. Gordon said...

Beautiful as always. I especially like your idea of carrying the pattern up the front only. (Not my color, thogh)

wildflower38 said...

Pretty socks! I like your design.

Anonymous said...

Very nice! Classic styling. And a nice cheery color for December.

The patterned bit looks like a 2 over 2 right cross cable. Am I
right? I cannot identify the other fancy rib. Is it just knit on 3
rows and purled on the 4th?

Keep up the inspiring work.

Susan L. Benzer

Anonymous said...

You are such a talented knitter and I love the heels on your socks.
Will you share the Andersson Heel Mach 2 with us? It looks so neat (and
I mean that both ways!)

Anonymous said...

Like your bon Noel socks. What pattern is that? They look comfortable. My feet and socks are funny - can't stand little ridges that irritate the feet. Your pattern seems to bypass those areas that can get irritated - very nice.

Anonymous said...

I like your design, it looks so nice, and the color is just perfect for your design, even a light brown would grace it, I think. LOL
Katheryn

Anonymous said...

And they're lovely! Such a cheery colour (which reminds me, I have some
yellow socks that are suffering from SSS, and what better time to finish
them than in the dreariest part of the winter?). Your pattern looks
both classic and comfy.

-- Nicole