Monday, September 24, 2012

My Hero

Well - there's no doubt about it - fall is definitely here. Several people I know reported frost overnight... the perfect weather for knit socks. 

And since I just cast off a pair....
The pattern is John Huston, the tarnished hero - and I'm knitting them in Top Cat - colour is Cohiba, which I flashed yesterday. Every time I knit with Top Cat, I'm amazed at how much I love it. That touch of cashmere just makes the soft merino that much better.

Again, my photography skills are really not doing Mom's dye job justice, though you can see touches of blue and grey.

I'm loving the pattern so far  - it's more intricate that anything I've done on socks before, but not overly difficult. However, because of that, I've cast on for a pair of plain old vanillas for work knitting.

4 comments:

Nancy Kay said...

Yes, the pattern looks very intricate, but so beautiful!!

lexa said...

We've not had any frost here yet, but low lying inland areas had some frost warnings. The nights have been staying warmer this past week, like low teens, and it's over 20C days. It's super windy today, though, but sunny and about 20C. Soon time for knit socks! For me anyways, Hubs wears his all summer, don't know how he can do it, lol.

Araignee said...

I am so excited that it is finally sock weather around here, too! I love knitting them but I think I love wearing them even more.

RobinH said...

Those are going to be gorgeous! And I've been wearing handknit socks all summer (no open shoes at work, and I can't wear closed ones without socks, so...) But there's something especially lovely about getting up on a chilly morning and sticking one's feet into nice toasty handknits!