Thursday, January 31, 2008

Knitting for The Lord of the Rings

Okay, first it was my elvish slippers. Remember them? Yeah, very elf-like if you look at them from the side. Is it a coincidence that I didn't photograph them from the side? No.

So, today I tackled another one of my 2008 goals...sock knitting. I was knitting like a woman possessed, double pointed needles flying everywhere. They are done! And already in the mail to their recipient (boy isn't she lucky, mwhahaha?!?).
Aren't they beautimus? I think so. I used a bit less than 2 skiens of Knit Picks Swish Superwash in the Bordeaux color, size 3 double pointed needles, and this free pattern.

Now, they look okay for the most part like that, right? Here's the rub (a top down pic for you)...

Who the eff am I knitting for? The cast of The Lord of the Rings? Seriously. Why can't my projects turn out semi-normal?

Deece, I hope that you start showing off the knitting soon! Freakish sock knitters unite!



Deece said...

You rock! Now I just want to rip mine apart and start on a pair with that awesome sock yarn you gave me. Pick a pattern and we can cast on.

I'll take pictures soon. I'm finally getting Mona's package out this weekend...I think that takes a mental load off and I can now just knit freely.

KaLu said...

lol i see no problem with your socks! they look great!

...i cant even figure out how to read that learn to knit book...

Melissa said...

At least you know HOW to do it... I'm stuck in scarf hell... or anything knitted straight hell, I guess...

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