Spoiler Alert – Through The Loops Socktoberfest Sock (and other updates)

For those doing the knit-along, don’t read if you don’t want to see clue one and two.

I don’t usually do mystery knitting (having more than once been disappointed with the final design once revealed). So I peeked ahead at the socks being done with this one, and fell in love.

This is how I think it goes

And this is a side shot so you can see the scallops

Can’t wait for clue 3!

I’m also working on the Mondo Cable Cardi. While I had some challenges with the pattern at first, once a kind Raveller explained it to me, I was off and knitting.

The incomparable Keziah and I did a virtual shop for this wool when she was in Scotland…both on IM surfing yarn shop websites. We settled on Lanark Tweed and I lurv it.

I have about 18 more rows to knit on the body and then I’m on to the sleeves and lastly the neck. I’m not sure I like the neck that came with it, so there may be some experimentation when I get there.

Now it’s back to spinning my sweater for a bit. I have 2 of the 3lbs spun and plied…the end is somewhat in sight! I have probably around 900 yards here. I haven’t measured yet – I just keep spinning!

This blog entry gives you an idea of how much I had to start with

and this one has the picture of the sweater I hope to EVENTUALLY knit with it.

I’m hoping my yarn hasn’t changed since I did the first swatch, but I know some of them are definitely “fluffier” than other skeins…oh well, that’s the beauty of handspun!

For those in Canada, I wish you a very happy Thanksgiving. It’s been a rough year for a lot of us. Here’s hoping there is at least one thing in your life that you can be truly thankful for.

Clancy sez:

“Enough typing – Bring on the turkey”

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2 thoughts on “Spoiler Alert – Through The Loops Socktoberfest Sock (and other updates)

  1. Mighty fine lot of spinning you’ve got there! Looking delicious.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you too! There is indeed a wonderful array of things to be thankful for. xo L:

  2. But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.

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