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Saturday, October 14, 2006

New Sock OTN!

Remember the Cherry Tree Hill Supersock yarn in Green Mountain Madness? I bought it after my aunt died this summer, with the plan of making Wendy's Feather & Fan pattern socks (which you can find here.) My aunt loved feather & fan patterns and enjoyed knitting socks. So in that she lived in the Green Mountains of Vermont, it just seem appropriate to make these socks in remembrance.

Now The Meezer finds endless fascination in my dpns, but she also seems to be interested in the incredible, velvety softness of the CTH yarn! And can you see how beautifully the blues match The Meezer's eyes? (I love this yarn...I love this yarn...I know, you can't tell, can you?!?)
Can someone tell me what my Mommie sees in these skinny pieces of wood that she doesn't see in my tearstrip? The Meezer...

Yup, Looks like The Meezer approves. I hope my aunt is smiling favorably down upon this project. I think she'd love knitting this yarn! Someday maybe I'll get up to Barton VT to visit...
(((hugs)))

12 Comments:

Blogger Melanie said...

oh those colors are soooo ME! How have you been, I haven't talked to you in SO long! Glad to see you're still knitting.

11:47 AM  
Blogger Prayerful Knitter - Shelly said...

That is indeed lovely sock yarn and a great start on a new sock.

Poor little Meezer has to wait on play time with her tearstrip. hehe

Have a wonderful weekend!

11:59 AM  
Blogger Jane said...

Your Green Mountain Madness reminds me strongly of the Jetstream colorway in Caron Rainbow Dreams - no wonder I thought it was beautiful in the skein. The sock looks GREAT!! {{HUGS}}

12:08 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

Thats going to be gorgeous!!

12:45 PM  
Blogger somebunnysloveDOTcom said...

I admit to having a CTH preference. As I looked through my stash recently, I noticed there is a LOT of it I should be using!
=:8

1:38 PM  
Blogger Debi said...

pretty pretty socktobe! I love CTH! Have you tried the potluck colorways? a little cheaper and sooooo pretty!! In fact I often prefer them to the standard colorways!

Sallee, I have a sewing question to ask you, would you drop me an email please? :)

The the Meezer her stud mufin says hi!

2:50 PM  
Blogger Birdsong said...

Sallee, I just love this color combo! I may have to make the pattern myself, even though it is toe up...

7:18 PM  
Blogger brandilion said...

what a wonderful memorial to your aunt. the socks are lovely

12:51 AM  
Blogger Ruinwen said...

What a beautiful way to honor your Aunt! Such lovely yarn and a great beginning on another sock!

Ruinwen
:)

9:52 AM  
Blogger Sock Hook'r said...

oh I LOVE THOSE COLORS!!
Very pretty Sallee

9:54 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

The only pair of CTH socks I've knit were from that colorway! I was thinking of you and the Meezer yesterday - Chaos and May have been playing with a tearstrip from a Priority Mail box...

7:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your aunt had a very good way of "turning" thumbs on mittens and even did it with socks once or twice, although she absolutely hated knitting socks and literally did do it once or twice. Your cousin, who is in the position to know

11:33 PM  

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