Friday, March 14, 2008

No more Noro

It's here, FO Friday! They are done, and it was so worth it! My wrists hurt, I had to cut off a piece of the yarn I was using to kitchener the toes together, and I made liberal use of my vulgar vocabulary. I don't think I'll be buying this yarn again. But look at how pretty it is! Look at the colors. They are lovely.

The mismatched stripes actually make these socks look even happier. I love happy socks. I wear mostly black, but when it comes to my feet, I love bright, crazy colors and funky patterns. Go figure.


This weekend, I'll be casting on a hat for Mr. Batty (more successfully than the last time I tried, or so one would hope...), some socks for him, and possibly the Tangled Yoke Cardigan. Yes, that's a lot of knitting.

Have a picture of Merlin visiting his gray-and-white friend who only comes by at night. Clearly, both of them were intrigued by the spider on the ceiling.


Run, little spider, run! You are being stalked by two Merlins!

27 comments:

Bezzie said...

So pretty! What's up with that band of magenta coming out of nowhere on the right sock? Ah, I guess that's Noro though!

Cole said...

Nice socks. Two merlins is more than one spider can handle :)

Have a great weekend!

Lick My Sticks said...

Those are so fabulous. Makes me want to finish my socks...almost.

Abril said...

Very happy socks indeed!

Zonda said...

Those are colorful socks! Nice!

Hehe..cute kitty!

Rebel said...

Oh very happy socks.

And I love little Merlin stalking the spider with her twin.

Beverly said...

Awesome socks! Very pretty colors.

emileeknits said...

Those are so pretty! Sorry to hear it was such a pain to work with.

Becky said...

Bright feet are happy feet. They look great. And glad you made it through the trials with the Noro.

IrishgirlieKnits said...

Thank goodness for gorgeous colors, right?! They look fabulous!

cpurl17 said...

They are so pretty!

(I too need to finish my Noro socks)

Merlin the spider stalker!

Karen said...

Love the socks! They are really pretty.

schrodinger said...

I've heard the the same thing before about the noro sock yarn. Good job the colours are pretty.

Jo said...

They look great - and I have to say that you aren't the only one I have seen who has said, "No more."

Virtuous said...

That socks came out FAB but I am hearing the same thing across the board...won't knit with Noro Sock yarn again!!

Well I will crack mine open and probably will feel the same way!! ;op

sharon said...

Suh weet socks- got any leftovers a girl can have? considering the positive negative vibes this sock yarn is getting, I'm not killing myself to make a pair.
On the yarn diet - Oops I did it again- enough for a whole sweater this time.
did you buy any of that blue sky alpaca dyed cotton? I need a skein in the brown.

soapy said...

Love the socks! sorry you didn't' enjoy the yarn! I haven't' tried it yet myself.. No more LYS.....
They do look great on you though!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend! ;o)

peri said...

Groovy socks!

Bonnie said...

The colors of those socks say, "SPRING!!!"

weezalana said...

Oh, your Noro socks are so. cool! If the yarn were more fun to knit with, I'd be welcoming some to my stash now.

Andi said...

Love the Noro colors!

sgeddes said...

The socks look great! I love the stripes and all those colors!

knottygnome said...

ooh those socks are awesome! love the colors.

Lauren said...

Those are some crazy colored socks. YAY for them being done!

Eryn said...

Happy socks! Does Merlin make the funny hunting kitty chirp? I love that.

Calling on Kahlo said...

Purty socks. Are there nice to wear?

Mary said...

Hallo Batty,
Deine Norosocken sehen klasse aus! Die vielen bunten Blockstreifen sind genial.
Ich habe allerdings schon von mehreren gehört, dass sich die Wolle leider nicht so gut verstricken läßt.

Liebe Grüße
Mary