August 3, 2008

Gingham Socks

I've been thinking about knitting socks for some time now and I finally found a pattern that inspired me to get out the knitting needles. Here they are : a whimsical pair of gingham checked socks designed by Lucy Neatby at Tradewind Knitwear Designs.

Photo courtesy of Lucy Neatby, Tradewind Knitwear Designs
Gingham Socks

There is just something that I really love about these socks. I also thought that they would look great knit up in black, brown and white ouessant yarn. I'm just getting started, but here's what I've come up with so far!

Ouessant Gingham Socks
Just getting started!

They look even better than they do in the photo ....
... so far, so good! I'll keep you updated.
Knit on!!


maylin said...

They do indeed look much better 'in person' and you are right I think that yarn and pattern would make the most darling fitted jacket.

Diane said...

Thanks Maylin!
Actually I ended up frogging the whole thing!! the gage was a bit off & I decided to bit the bullet and rip away. Sigh. That said will be restarting these later. They are cute & the idea of a jacket is quite exciting.

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