I haven't been posting because I wanted to show some finished projects. I have been using my time wisely, I think. I bought myself some sock forms so that the pictures of my finished socks look much nicer than just laying around. I have four dogs, so laying a pair of socks anywhere in the house in an invitation for disaster.
Here are my two latest finished projects. This person beat me to getting this one done! I didn't tell her that I was making one and sure enough she has already started hers and it's done. Looks pretty good!
This is my Clapotis. I finished it the other day and I am so glad that I did and it's done. This is pretty much mindless knitting. I like that kind of knitting while I am knitting socks. I don't have to think very much. It did give me some fits, but as usual when I frogged it I had forgotten to kfbl so that was totally my fault. It doesn't cover as much on my back and I thought it would but I didn't make it any larger than the pattern called for. So for some of you larger gals like me, you might want to add some extra rows in there so that it hits your waist. I did wash and dry it and decided not to block it. I just use it while sitting in my chair at night so no need to fuss with blocking. I did knit most of the hat this weekend and decided that it was a bit too large for me. I am not a huge hat person, so I am thinking that I will just frog it and use the left over skein for a hat of another kind to give away. It was a learning experience.
I have had these finished for a while but wanted to take a picture of them with the new sock forms. I never did get all the strips to match but it's close enough.
So this is it for now. I am working on two other pairs of socks and will be starting another pair in a week or so. This may be my summer for socks. We'll see.