"Nuttin but knittin" - that says it all, with an occasional deviation into the real world.

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Curtain call for Sidewinders....

"Sidewinders: A Perpensockular pattern." by Nona. To recap: This was a serialized pattern offered on Nonaknits. (Go for the details...go for the pattern...go for the fun!)

Circular size US2 (although knit back and forth, the flexibility of the cable needle was needed)
Opal yarn (colorway Hundertwassers Werk 897 Silver Spiral). AKA: Wild and crazy!

I am amazed at how well these socks fit. I have worn sock #1 while making sock #2 - testing the fit and feel...would it fall down? Stretch out? etc... Verdict is...it is a terrific fit! The pattern explains that gauge is critical, but once you get gauge, Nona offers a great deal of sizes from which to chose.

If anyone wants a very unique sock knitting experience, I would highly recommend this design.
Thanks Nona!

OK - Now, I must get back to my "Must have cardigan". I can see how folks get so many projects going on once....

13 comments:

Rebecca said...

EWE...I LOVE THEM! I went to the site and read the directions last night and I am pondering.........

What a fun way to use up some patterned yarn! Shh....don't tell..I like your socks better than the ones on the pattern site.

Jennifer said...

Nice to see the finished pair, they look terrific. And now you've got me thinking about strawberry rhubarb pie - my midwestern husband's favorite...

pat said...

They are now officially on my list - I think I'll do the same as you and use up some self patterning yarn.

Artseycrafts said...

They look wonderful and are now on my list to do also.

Chelsea said...

I am jealous. I want to make these, but I have other socks to finish first.

Zonda said...

Those are awesome! I am loving seeing how everyone's is turning out! I hope to knit these soon myself. (Hi, I'm from the SAM3 blog!)

Jakki said...

OK. Now I KNOW I want to try this pattern!

bobbi said...

happy almost birthday to you sofee.
that's a very nice picture of you.
your mommy's socks are so nice and pretty. She sure knows how to knit.
you can tell her I said so.

patuljica said...

Hi, beautiful blog.

Michelle said...

Wow! Those socks are so unique! They look fantastic!

Kathy, I just tagged you for a meme. Check it out on my blog!

~Michelle
http://www.miknits.blogspot.com

Nicole said...

Nice work! Swift! Can I ask. Do you think you (ie me) :) could knit 2 at once? I usually knit socks magic loop 2 at the same time and don't really want to knit these separately....

Sulafaye said...

Cuuute! Great yarn choice!

Angeluna said...

OK, I'm impressed! Have the yarn. Been following Nona's adventures. Should start some. Yours are beautiful. And really comfortable?