Friday, August 11, 2006

Here's a Sample

This is a picture of the cuff of a great sock I've just finished. The pattern is Northern Sunshine Designs Sock Pattern called Sunflowers Sock Pattern using Pick Up Sticks Signature Yarn from Mama E's Ceyeber Fiber. Both are available at www.pickupsticks.ca


Wow! It's been a crazy few days - crazy but fun, fun, fun! My shop went online and in the first few hours I started getting orders. Exciting or what?!!!???



Now I can tell you about some of my yarns - I love them all! I have my little room set up and I keep going in there and just touching them. I'm busy knitting samples because we are going to be at Kitchener-Waterloo Knitter's Fair on September 9th from 9:30 am until 4 pm.

This is the completed sock from above. It looks much more complicated than it is. The body of the sock is just a simple 2 row pattern. This just may be the first of all my samples that I actually knit both socks.

I've ordered some special treats for the show! Free goodies to those who spend $75 or more INCLUDING TAXES! These will also be available on the website starting now - unfortunately no pictures yet. For those who've already ordered - don't worry the gift will come to you as well!

Sweet Georgia is being shipped tomorrow - the order was really big and Felicia is working like mad to get it to me. This yarn is not to be missed! And the cashmere I was referring to earlier in this blog is on it's way from the UK. Posh Yarn is a new company that specializes in hand painted cashmere, cashmere blends and other delicious fibers. What could be more amazing than cashmere socks! It's a blend of merino and cashmere - yummy! Apple Laine Yarns are being shipped today. This is a silk blend sock yarn that is an absolute dream to work with. The colors are unbelievable and I'm thrilled to be one of only two suppliers in Canada.

Sorry for the scattered post - when I reread it - it seems all over the place - the only excuse I have is that the thoughts come faster than I can type and.....well, I am in my mid-forties and I've been told that that is the time when you stop being able to come up with the proper word for things. You know.....my husband says where are the keys and I insist they are in the thing! He says what thing? And I say you know, the thing, THE THING! I know what the thing is, don't you?

2 comments:

Midnightsky Fibers said...

The socks look lovely! Lovely colors, lovely pattern.


And I do the same thing. Have you seen the boston legal episode about "word salad"? The main character talks but what he says is totally different then what is in his mind. Reminds me a lot of how I sometimes think!

Diana said...

Very cute sock!