Wednesday, June 27, 2007

7 of Hearts & Ravenclaw Socks

See I did finish some stuff. Now I am working on some cotton blend socks.

This first pair decided that it would rather be a wedding gift for my sister than a Christmas gift for my mother. Who am I to stand in its way. The significance of the name comes from the fact that she is getting married on 7-7-07.
Yarn: Art Yarns Supermerino
Needles: US Size 3s
Pattern: Seven of Hearts
Marathon Yardage: 210 yards
Total Mileage: 1.78

I am currently looking for test knitters for Seven of Hearts. I have the pattern written out for these already. They are fast and relatively simple.

Next up the Ravenclaw socks:
Yarn: Gems Merino Fingering Weight in sandalwood and french blue
Supplier: kpixie
Needles: US Size 1s
Marathon Yardage: 305
Total Mileage:1.96

These are relatively simple, but I think they would make excellent quiddich socks or just socks to wear under your robes in drafty hallways and classrooms. Now to finish up the last touches on my package.

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Blogger Ann said...

Really like those 7 of Hearts socks! I am thinking that I would like to be considered to be a test knitter for this pattern. Make that that I would definately like to be considered! Thanks

27/6/07 3:17 PM  
Blogger Tracey, in MI said...

terrific socks!

Add me to the growing list of test knitters;)

Have supermerino- will knit;)

28/6/07 7:55 AM  
Blogger mjm knitting said...

i'll be a test knitter for your 7 of hearts socks.
by the way any of those socks count for SOS?


28/6/07 12:26 PM  
Anonymous Talvi said...

The 7 of Hearts socks are really cute! And toe-up, my favorite kind. :)

28/6/07 4:33 PM  
Blogger Angeluna said...

Really nice 7 of Hearts socks. I would volunteer as a test knitter if you wanted a size 10, high arch foot! I usually have to make the heel flap longer, but your heel construction looks interesting and possibly quite forgiving.

29/6/07 12:08 AM  
Blogger Lilleduck said...

The 7 hearts socks look wonderfull! I would love to knit them! Please add me to your wannabe test knitters!

1/7/07 2:32 PM  
Blogger Victoria said...

love your socks....i would love to be a tester if that would be ok? :-)

1/7/07 10:49 PM  
Blogger Jenny Raye said...

LOVE your 7 of hearts socks! I have the perfect yarn for them and would love to be a test knitter, if you need another.

3/7/07 7:32 AM  
Blogger elinor said...

Both pairs are fabulous! The 7 of Hearts ones are beautiful, and the Ravenclaw socks just made me smile they were so cute and simple and lovely. Fun fun!

3/7/07 10:14 AM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Your Ravenclaw Hogwarts socks are WONDERFUL and I'm sure your pal is going to love them! Great job! Will you be joining us for the second round?????

8/7/07 6:16 PM  

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