January 31, 2009

Two Finished Knitting Projects

I finished these socks a couple of weeks ago but I hadn't had any time to get pictures of them in the day time. They are
Nine-to-Five Socks by Nicole Hindes. I made them with Zitron Trekking (XXL) yarn. They turned out really great and are very comfortable to wear.

I just finished these yesterday. They are Diagonal Cross-Rib Socks by Ann Budd. They are from the book Favorite Socks by Interweave. I made them with some bamboo yarn that a friend of mine had given me. When I was working on my 9-to-5 Socks my mom asked me when I was going to make her a pair of socks. I whipped these up in about a week and was able to surprise her yesterday with them.

She looks pretty surprised right?!

I've been working a couple of quilting things this weekend too. A couple of weeks ago I started working on a place mat and table runner set for my In-laws car club. I got it all cut out but then lost momentum. I got all the tops finished yesterday but I still need to quilt them. Hopefully, I'll get them quilted tomorrow. So here's a sneak pick at them before quilting.

The place mats.

The table runner

Close up of the center block of the runner.

Close up of the outer blocks of the runner.Detail of the center block.

I've been working a new knitting bag for myself but it's not quite done yet. Hopefully I'll finish it tomorrow.


blairspage said...

Wow... you are VERY talented! Those socks are amazing!!!!

Hugs - Tiff

Thimbleanna said...

Great Socks! I love the little cable that runs down the heel in the first pair -- what a cool touch. And you finished the second pair in a WEEK? That's awesome -- it always takes me forever to get my socks done. Love your placemats and runner too -- great colors and who doesn't love a star???

Evil Twin's Wife said...

Beautiful work! I love it all.