Sunday, September 21, 2008
Warm toes for winter
Much as I love making and wearing handspun wool socks, there is something to be said for socks that can go in the regular wash. The best superwash sock yarn I have ever knit with is Shepherd Sock from Lorna's Laces. It washes up super soft, yet wears like iron. (But it will shrink if put through the dryer.) In preparation for the winter I have purchased enough for 4 pairs in "South Shore", "Gone Fishin'", "Ravenswood", and "Purple Club" colorways. And I will probably have enough left from each to match them up to make a really wild extra pair! Now I just need to find the time to knit.... I am starting with "South Shore" in a pattern called "Hourglass Eyelet Socks".