Monday, February 8, 2010

I could get used to this

You know, I consider myself to be a reasonably intelligent woman. I can usually figure out what to leave as a tip, I keep up-to-date on current events, and yet, it never ceases to amaze me how much progress you can make on a project when you actually knit on it monogamously.

I finished the Rococo shawl this Friday, and as I wasn't ready to tackle either the second Conwy sock or the second oven-mitt (aka Citrus mitten), I cast on for a pair of socks. I've sort of fallen off the sock bandwagon lately, but as Phil's sock drawer is starting to be a bit depleted (3 pairs have bit the dust in the past month), I decided to suck it up and cast on for a pair of socks using the Crazy Zauberball sock yarn I picked up a few weeks ago. Just a plain, stockinette sock using a fun yarn. I'm calling them his Zaphod Beeblebrox socks. Catchy, ain't it?

So I cast these on during Émilie's skating class on Saturday morning, and I turned the heel on them last night while watching the Superbowl. 2 days, and already half a sock. Unbelievable. If you knit them, socks will come!

Happy Knitting Everyone!


kate-the-enabler said...

He's a very lucky frood. ;) They look lovely.

Sereknitty said...

Love the autumn colourway! I guess I'm just not a knitting monogamous kinda gal ... I get distracted way too easily!

For me, it's about enjoying the process and when I'm not, I start something new, until I'm interested again.

Alrischa said...

Zaphod... lol. Is he being a bit schitzophrenic lately?

Must read those old books again ;)

birana said...

I did 1 pair to my men and this is his only for a long while.. size 12 for men is much too long for me who hates doing socks ;) But love this colorway!

Knit and Purl Mama said...

Love your catch phrase "If you knit them, socks will come". Tres cute.